U.S. News Honors Lieff Cabraser: National "Law Firm of the Year"

November 2, 2011

Lieff Cabraser announced today that U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have selected Lieff Cabraser as their national "Law Firm of the Year" for 2011-2012 in the category of Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs.

U.S. News and Best Lawyers rank firms nationally in 75 different practice areas. The rankings are the result of extensive client feedback and incorporate 3.9 million evaluations from nearly 42,000 lawyers. For the first time, one law firm in each of the practice areas ranked nationally received the prestigious "Law Firm of the Year" recognition.

"Our lawyers are dedicated to achieving justice for our clients and guided by a strong, principled sense of social responsibility," stated Lieff Cabraser Managing Partner Steven E. Fineman. "We are proud to be recognized by U.S. News and Best Lawyers as the “Law Firm of the Year” in the category of mass torts and class actions for plaintiffs.”

As part of the publication's annual "Best Law Firms" rankings Lieff Cabraser also received rankings for several practice areas in New York City, San Francisco, and Nashville, each of the metropolitan areas in which Lieff Cabraser has offices. The metropolitan rankings Lieff Cabraser received were:

Tier 1 rankings:

  • New York: Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs;
  • San Francisco: Employment Law - Individuals; Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs

Tier 2 rankings

  • Nashville: Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs;
  • San Francisco: Litigation - Antitrust; Litigation - Securities; Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs

Tier 3 rankings

  • San Francisco: Litigation - Labor & Employment

Earlier this year, Best Lawyers named 12 Lieff Cabraser lawyers to its annual The Best Lawyers in America list. Notably, Elizabeth J. Cabraser was honored as the Lawyer of the Year for San Francisco in the practice area of Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs.

About Lieff Cabraser

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, is a sixty-plus attorney law firm with offices in San Francisco, New York and Nashville. We are among the largest law firms in the United States that only represent plaintiffs.

Since our founding in 1972, we have been committed to achieving justice for investors, consumers, employees, patients, and business owners, promoting safer products and fair competition, protecting our environment, and remedying violations of the civil rights of citizens worldwide. Our comprehensive and diverse practice is unique among plaintiffs' law firms.

"One of the nation's premier plaintiffs' firms." American Lawyer

"Representing the best qualities of the plaintiffs' bar." The National Law Journal