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Benchmark Litigation Names Lieff Cabraser to Top 10 Plaintiff Firms in America

Benchmark Litigation Names Lieff Cabraser to Top 10 Plaintiff Firms in America

Elizabeth Cabraser and Richard Heimann also named to Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America

Benchmark Litigation, “the definitive guide to litigation firms and attorneys in the United States,” has chosen Lieff Cabraser as one of the 2017 “Top 10 Plaintiff Firms in America.” Based on six months of intensive peer, client, and case reviews, Benchmark’s 10th anniversary review of North American litigation also includes a list of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America, which list we are proud to note includes Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Richard M. Heimann.

About Lieff Cabraser

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP is a seventy attorney law firm with offices in San Francisco, New York, Nashville, and Seattle. We are among the largest law firms in the United States that only represent plaintiffs. A strong, principled sense of social responsibility drives us. We are committed to achieving justice for investors, consumers, employees, patients, 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; ensuring our right to privacy is preserved; and upholding the civil rights of citizens worldwide.

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 Richard Heimann

Richard Heimann oversees Lieff Cabraser’s securities and financial fraud practice group and is the lead trial attorney at Lieff Cabraser. He possesses an unparalleled trial track record of success across multiple practice areas, including securities fraud, banking/consumer fraud, ‎antitrust, and tort claims. Richard was named by Best Lawyers as “Securities Litigator of the Year” for the San Francisco Bay Area for 2016, and was selected by Law360 in 2015 as a “Trial Ace” in the publication’s inaugural review of the nation’s top trial lawyers. One of only 50 attorneys so recognized, Richard is the only trial ace practicing at a law firm that solely represents plaintiffs.