Congratulations to Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Eric B. Fastiff, and Annika K. Martin, Lieff Cabraser partners named as 2017 “Leaders in the Field” by Chambers USA. These three attorneys will be included in the publication’s ranking tables in Chambers USA Guide 2017, which will be published in May.
The Chambers USA Guide 2017 listings are as follows:
Elizabeth J. Cabraser – Litigation: General Commercial (California); Product Liability: Plaintiffs (Nationwide)
Eric B. Fastiff – Antitrust: Plaintiffs (California); Antitrust: Plaintiffs (Nationwide)
Annika K. Martin – Litigation: E-Discovery (Nationwide)
About Chambers USA
Chambers has been ranking lawyers since 1990, and now covers 185 jurisdictions. The company ranks both lawyers and law firms based on research conducted by 170 full-time editors and researchers. Individual lawyers are ranked on the basis of their legal knowledge and experience, their ability, their effectiveness, and their client-service. These factors and considerations are judged by interviews with those active in the market and by assessing recent work done.
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, Mr. Fastiff has practiced commercial litigation for the past 20 years in the drug, food, technology, finance, and natural resource industries. He 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.His 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. Mr. Fastiff also spearheaded prosecution of class action litigation against De Beers for monopolization of the rough diamond trade, resulting in a $295 million settlement.
About Annika K. Martin
A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office, Ms. Martin represents plaintiffs in class action and mass tort litigation, including plaintiffs with physical and economic injuries resulting from accidents involving GM vehicles sold with a defective ignition switch; patients nationwide suffering from the widespread outbreak of meningitis and other serious maladies caused by contaminated medication; and individuals and businesses across the Gulf Coast harmed by the blowout on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig in class action litigation against BP, Transocean, and Halliburton. She also serves on the Steering Committee of the Complex Litigation E-Discovery Forum.