Lieff Cabraser partner Michael Miarmi has been named to Law360’s 2017 Securities Editorial Advisory Board, and Lieff Cabraser partner Jason Lichtman has been selected for the publication’s 2017 Privacy/Consumer Protection Editorial Advisory Board. Mr. Miarmi and Mr. Lichtman will join other members of the advisory board to provide feedback on Law360’s coverage of news, decisions, and trends and provide insight on how best to shape future reporting.
Congratulations Michael and Jason!
About Michael Miarmi
Michael Miarmi is a partner residing in the firm’s New York office. He devotes his practice almost entirely to representing individual and institutional investors in direct or class cases asserting claims under the federal securities laws or state law. Among his current responsibilities, Michael is a member of the team serving as co-lead counsel for the proposed customer class in In re Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Foreign Exchange Transactions Litigation, seeking to recover losses arising from The Bank of New York Mellon’s alleged misconduct in connection with executing foreign exchange (FX) transactions on behalf of its custodial clients.
About Jason Lichtman
Jason Lichtman is a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office with a practice focused on consumer protection and defective product cases. In addition to his trial court practice, he has secured major victories as a counsel of record before numerous federal appellate courts, including Butler et al. v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., and In re Whirlpool Corp. Front-Loading Washer Products Liability Litigation.
Mr. Lichtman has worked extensively to address the challenges of proving uniform damages following Comcast. He has experience with damages both in settlement and litigation, and he has been involved in a range of cases working on damages issues from inception, or after an initial damages model proved flawed. Mr. Lichtman has experience with a wide variety of class-wide damages measures, and has been particularly successful working to prove damages with a combination of survey data and economic analysis.