Karl D. Susman

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Address 825 South Barrington Avenue, Suite 200, Los Angeles, CA 90049

Phone/text (310) 820-5200
Fax (310) 820-9849


Master's Degree, Insurance Management, 2022
Columbia University, New York
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology(1994)
California State University, Northridge

  • Insurance Agency experience since 1993
  • Personal & Commercial Lines
  • Casualty & Life Insurance
  • Accident & Health or Sickness
  • Many Insurance Designations
  • Licensed in multiple states
  • Experience in Agency Operations for Independent Insurance Agency and Exclusive Agency
  • Plaintiff & Defendant
  • Consulting Expert
  • Testifying Expert
  • State & Federal Court
  • Mediation ready
  • Willing to travel
  • Maintains Expert Witness Professional Liability Insurance


Susman Insurance Services, Inc.
President and Principal Agent

  • Agent status with Travelers Insurance Company
  • Agent status with Mercury Insurance
  • Agent status with CSE Insurance
  • Agent status with Safeco Insurance
  • Agent status with The Hartford Insurance
  • Agent Status with Nationwide Private Client
  • Expert Witness Professionals, LLC 2018 – present
  • NAIFA Los Angeles Board Member 2020-2021

American Bar TIPS Dispute Resolution Committee Diversity Vice Chair 2022- 2023

American Bar TIPS Dispute Resolution Committee Technology Chair 2023-2024


CA Department of Real Estate, Salesperson

  • CPCU, Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter
  • LUTCF, Life Underwriter Training Counsel Fellow
  • CIC, Certified Insurance Counselor
  • API, Associate in Personal Insurance
  • AIS, Associate in Insurance Services
  • CSFP, Chartered Senior Financial Planner
  • AINS, Associate in Insurance
  • CLTC,Certification for Long-Term Care
  • CFS, Certified Fund Specialist
  • FEPS, Final Expense Planning Specialist
  • CPIA, Certified Professional Insurance Agent
  • AAI, Accredited Adviser in Insurance
  • CPIA, Certified Professional Insurance Agent
  • AAI-M, Accredited Adviser in Insurance Management