We are proud to announce that in its second annual publication focusing on the California’s plaintiff bar, legal publication the Daily Journal has selected Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Eric B. Fastiff, along with 23 other California plaintiff lawyers as “attorneys making a difference far beyond the lives of their clients…. [lawyers who] used their legal skills to forge real and lasting change.”
The publication notes that Ms. Cabraser and Mr. Fastiff are among an exemplary group of attorneys who “put millions of dollars on the line and spend countless hours over many years bringing cases,” highlighting “the positive force the legal industry can have on people’s lives and society.”
About Elizabeth Cabraser
A name partner and co-founder of Lieff Cabraser, Ms. Cabraser chairs the firm’s personal injury and environmental litigation practice groups. One of the nation’s leading class action litigators and possessing unparalleled expertise in complex civil litigation, 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, including a solo leadership role in the VW “Clean Diesel” Emissions case, as well as lead positions in the GM ignition switch defect and Takata defective airbag cases.
About Eric Fastiff
The chair of Lieff Cabraser’s Antitrust, Intellectual Property, and Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Eric B. Fastiff has practiced commercial litigation for the past 20 years in the drug, food, technology, finance, and natural resource industries. Eric serves as co-lead counsel in the California Cipro litigation and represents The Charles Schwab Corporation in a suit against several major banks for alleged LIBOR manipulation. Eric’s notable successes include representing businesses that purchased TFT-LCD panels and products in litigation charging that the world’s leading manufacturers conspired to fix prices, resulting in settlements totaling over $470 million. Eric also spearheaded prosecution of class action litigation against De Beers for monopolization of the rough diamond trade, resulting in a $295 million settlement.