Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser will be speaking as a distinguished panelist at the California State Bar Litigation Summit on October 13, 2017 in San Francisco. She will be featured on a panel titled “Federal New Discovery Rules 18 Months Later: New Developments and Best Practices.”
This panel will cover topics on the new federal procedural rules enacted in 2015, how the rules work in California federal courts, and how they can work for clients. Speakers will discuss proportionality in theory and practice, best practices for managing e-discovery, and attacking and defending spoliation claims.
About Elizabeth Cabraser
A name partner and co-founder of Lieff Cabraser, Elizabeth 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, and the recently-filed Fiat Chrysler Jeep Dodge diesel emissions fraud litigation.