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Mark Chalos Named Managing Partner of Nashville Office

NASHVILLE, Tenn.– The national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announced today that attorney Mark P. Chalos has been promoted to the position of Managing Partner of the firm’s Nashville office.

“We are very pleased for Mark to lead our team in Nashville, which includes some of the most talented trial lawyers in Tennessee,” stated Steven E. Fineman, Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser. “Mark will supervise the expansion of our Nashville office’s work in mass tort, consumer and financial fraud, and whistleblower cases in Tennessee and nationally.”

An experienced trial lawyer and member of Lieff Cabraser for over a decade, Chalos has successfully represented clients in a wide-range of cases, including individuals who suffered catastrophic injuries, consumers sold defective products, and patients prescribed dangerous medications or who received defective medical devices.

Chalos has also represented employees in whistleblower cases and businesses in commercial litigation, including a case that resulted in an $8 million arbitration award for the business client. Chalos currently serves in the court-appointed leadership in the federal litigation arising out of the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid injections that caused the deaths of 64 patients and sickened more than 750 nationwide, including causing the deaths of 16 Tennesseans.

The awards Chalos has received include being selected as a “Best Lawyer” by Best Lawyers for his work in mass torts and class actions, rated a “Mid-South Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers, and named to the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar.”

An active member of the legal community and graduate of Vanderbilt University and Emory University School of Law and, Chalos serves on the Tennessee Association for Justice Board of Directors and has served on the Tennessee Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee (Co-Chair), the Nashville Bar Association YLD Board of Directors, and the Editorial Board of the Nashville Bar Journal. He has also co-authored a book published by Thomson Reuters, “Litigating International Torts in U.S. Courts.”

Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office was opened in 2001 and handles personal injury, consumer fraud, securities and financial fraud, and False Claims Act cases in Tennessee and nationally. Recent successfully concluded and ongoing cases litigated by the firms’ Nashville attorneys include:

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 represent only plaintiffs.

We are committed to achieving justice for consumers, employees, patients, investors, and business owners; promoting safer products and fair competition; protecting our environment; assisting individuals blow the whistle on fraud; safeguarding the rights of patent and copyright holders; and remedying violations of the civil rights of citizens worldwide.

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Mark Chalos
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
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