Lieff Cabraser attorneys Mark P. Chalos and Andrew Kaufman participated in panel discussions at the American Association for Justice (AAJ) 2017 Annual Convention in Boston at the Hynes Convention Center on July 23, 2017.
Mr. Chalos (below, left) was a featured speaker on the panel titled “State of Rule 23 Post-Election: Update on Rule 23 Amendments and Discussion of Challenges Facing Class Actions” as part of the Class Action Litigation group. Meanwhile, Mr. Kaufman (below, right) spoke on “The Spokeo Aftermath” as part of the Consumer Privacy/Data Breach Litigation Group.
About the American Association for Justice
The American Association for Justice (AAJ) provides trial attorneys with information, professional support and a nationwide network that enables them to most effectively and expertly represent clients. The mission of the American Association for Justice is to promote a fair and effective justice system—and to support the work of attorneys in their efforts to ensure that any person who is injured by the misconduct or negligence of others can obtain justice in America’s courtrooms, even when taking on the most powerful interests. Visit the AAJ online at justice.org.
About Mark Chalos
The managing partner of Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office, Mark Chalos represents individuals who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries and families whose loved ones died due to the negligence or misconduct of others. He has obtained millions of dollars in settlements for families who have been harmed by wrongful conduct.
Through jury trials, Mr. Chalos has held wrong-doers accountable, including representing 32 school children who were videotaped undressing in their school locker room ($1.28 million jury verdict) and a young woman who suffered a severe brain injury in a car wreck (nearly $4 million jury verdict). He also obtained an $8 million arbitration award on behalf of a business client.
About Andrew Kaufman
Andrew Kaufman is an associate in our Nashville office. Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, Mr. Kaufman was a law clerk for Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey in Nashville and Judge Stephen Glickman in Washington D.C., and a fellow at Public Citizen Litigation Group.
Mr. Kaufman graduated from Harvard Law School cum laude in 2012. During law school, he was an Executive Editor of the Harvard Law and Policy Review, and was honored with the Dean’s Scholar Prizes in Federal Courts, Civil Procedure, and Legislation & Regulation.