Since our founding forty-two years ago, Lieff Cabraser has participated in many of the most important individual and class action lawsuits in the United States, helping recover over $91 billion in verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Current Cases

Practice AreaCaseIssue
Antitrust & Intellectual Property
  • Leading High Tech companies allegedly entered into agreements with each other, eliminating a significant form of competition to attract highly skilled employees and distorting the hiring and promotion process to the detriment of affected employees.

    No cold calling, no-hire agreements, suppressed employee wages
Consumer Protection
  • The complaint alleges that when a user composes a private Facebook message and includes a link to a third party website (a "URL"), Facebook does not treat this message as private.

    Privacy violations
Defective Products
  • The complaints charge that many popular front-load washers sold nationwide from 2001 to 2008 are defective because they accumulate mold. Consumers have been forced to buy additional products sold by the manufacturers to try to remedy the problem.

    Defective design, mildew growth
Employment Law
  • The complaint alleges that Goldman Sachs has engaged in systemic and pervasive discrimination against its female professional employees in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New York City Human Rights Law.

    Gender Discrimination
Environmental Litigation
  • We are representing individuals, property owners, and business owners along the Gulf Coast seeking compensation for lost business and decline in property values in litigation against BP.

    Multi-state environmental disaster
False Claims Act
  • Lieff Cabraser is co-counsel for plaintiff and relator FX Analytics in a qui tam suit filed on behalf of the Los Angeles County Employees' Retirement Association Fund and nine other California municipal and county pension funds against The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation for alleged violations of the California False Claims Act and breach of contract and fiduciary duty.

    Violation of California False Claims Act
Personal Injury
  • Recalled hip implants

    Recalled hip implants
  • Recalled faulty airbags

    Recalled airbags
Securities & Investor Fraud
  • The complaints charge that defendants concealed excessive mark-ups or mark-downs relative to foreign exchange rates of the trades conducted for defendants' custodial FX clients.

    False foreign exchange rates
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Successes

Practice AreaCaseResult
Antitrust & Intellectual Property
  • The settlements this antitrust class action lawsuit brought by direct purchasers against the world’s leading manufacturers of Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Displays (LCDs) for allegedly conspiring to fix prices totaled over $470 million. Lieff Cabraser served as Co-Lead Counsel for the class.

    $470 Million in settlements
Consumer Protection
  • Lieff Cabraser served as Plaintiffs' Liaison Counsel and on the Plaintiffs' Executive Committee in Multi-District Litigation charging that Chase Bank violated the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing by unilaterally modifying the terms of fixed rate loans.

    $100 million settlement
Defective Products
  • In approving the settlement, the Court stated, "I want to thank counsel for the ... very effective and good work ... it was carried out with vigor, integrity, and aggressiveness with never going beyond the maxims of the Court."

    $650 payment or $1,300 certificate for purchase of new car
Employment Law
  • After seven years of hard-fought litigation, the U.S. District Court in July 2013 granted final approval to a $29.75 million settlement on behalf of 12,700 foreign nationals. The ground-breaking case against Tata, one of India’s largest corporations, charged the company with violating U.S. labor laws.

    $29.75 million settlement
Environmental Litigation
  • Lieff Cabraser served as Co-Lead Counsel for homeowners, golf course companies and other property owners in a nationwide class action lawsuit against E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, charging that its herbicide Imprelis caused widespread death among trees and other non-targeted vegetation across the country.

    Nearly $400 million in claims paid
False Claims Act
  • Lieff Cabraser represents Rockville Recovery Associates in a qui tam or whistleblower lawsuit for treble damages and penalties under the California Insurance Frauds Prevention Act ("CIFPA"), Cal. Insurance Code § 1871.7.

    $46 million settlement
Personal Injury
  • Lieff Cabraser served as Plaintiffs’ Liaison Counsel and Elizabeth J. Cabraser chaired the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee charged with overseeing all personal injury and consumer litigation in Federal courts nationwide arising out of the sale and marketing of the COX-2 inhibitors Bextra and Celebrex.

    $850 million in settlements
Securities & Investor Fraud
  • Lieff Cabraser represented the New York State Common Retirement Fund, the New York State Teachers' Retirement System, the Public Employees' Retirement Association of Colorado, and fourteen mutual funds managed by Charles Schwab Investment Management. Both cases settled in 2013 on confidential terms favorable for our clients.

    Confidential settlement
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