Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Lin Y. Chan will be speaking at the 14th Annual Impact Fund Class Action Conference on February 18-19, 2016 in San Francisco, California. The conference will be divided into nine sessions and feature some of the nation’s leading plaintiff-side public interest class action practitioners and academics.
Presenters will share knowledge and ideas regarding current issues in class action litigation. Ms. Cabraser will discuss civil rulemaking and the latest on proposed modifications to Rule 23, while Ms. Chan will address ethics in negotiating class action settlements.
A partner and co-founder of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Ms. Cabraser chairs the firm’s personal injury and environmental litigation practice groups. One of the nation’s leading class action litigators, she has served as court-appointed lead, co-lead, or class counsel in scores of federal multi-district and state coordinated proceedings. Today, she serves in court-appointed leadership positions in several of the nation’s highest profile civil cases, such as the VW “Clean Diesel” Emissions case, GM ignition switch defect, and Takata defective airbag litigation.
A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Ms. Chan has represented plaintiffs in employment, whistleblower law, and antitrust cases, including individuals harmed economically by corporations that allegedly participated in a global cartel to fix the price of titanium dioxide. The case settled in 2013 before trial for $163 million.