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Benchmark Litigation 2017 U.S. Awards

Elizabeth Cabraser Named Benchmark Litigation Plaintiff Attorney of the Year

Benchmark Litigation has named Lieff Cabraser co-founder Elizabeth J. Cabraser its “Plaintiff Attorney of the Year.” Billed as “the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” Benchmark Litigation also recognized Lieff Cabraser’s work on the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Emissions Fraud litigation as a 2017 “Impact Case,” recognizing the work of our firm along with defense counsel Sullivan & Cromwell that resulted in settlements valued in the aggregate at over $15 billion.

The awards ceremony was held at the Essex House Hotel in New York last week with attendance from nearly 100 private practice firms and representatives from 40 of the 50 states, as well as in-house counsel from Volkswagen, AIG, Novartis, ICAP, and Sanofi.

Congratulations to all who were honored in the Benchmark Litigation 2017 U.S. Awards!

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.