Law360 has chosen three Lieff Cabraser attorneys to serve on its Editorial Advisory Boards for 2018. Partner Phong-Chau Nguyen will work on the Environmental Editorial Advisory Board, partner Michael Miarmi on the Securities Editorial Advisory Board, and partner Lexi Hazam will serve on the Product Liability Editorial Advisory Board.

The purpose of Law360’s editorial advisory boards is to get feedback on Law360‘s coverage and gain insight from experts in the field on how best to shape future coverage. Board members also provide Law360‘s reporters with an additional pool of potential story and commentary sources.

Congratulations Lexi, Michael and Phong!

About Lexi Hazam

An emergent leader within the plaintiffs’ bar, Lexi Hazam represents clients in mass torts cases and qui tam actions, as well as complex class actions. In addition to her leadership roles in the Abilify MDL litigation, she has also been appointed by the court overseeing the nationwide Benicar MDL litigation to the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee therein and serves as Co-Chair of the Benicar MDL Plaintiffs’ Science and Experts Committee. Lexi has also spoken at several conferences on the Abilify cases, along with Benicar injuries and lawsuits and recent cases filed by Lieff Cabraser on behalf of victims of the 2017 California fires and related mudslides.

About Michael Miarmi

Michael Miarmi is a partner 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, as well as the team serving as co-lead counsel for the proposed class in Arkansas Teacher Retirement System v. State Street Corp., a case arising from State Street’s alleged FX-related misconduct.

About Phong-Chau Nguyen

Phong-Chau G. Nguyen is a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office specializing in consumer and defective product cases, as well as personal injury/mass tort matters. He is part of the leadership team in the Volkswagen Diesel Emissions multidistrict litigation, which secured an unprecedented $14+ billion in settlements on behalf of U.S. owners and lessees of Volkswagen diesel vehicles, and won a finalist position for the 2017 Consumer Attorneys of California “Consumer Attorneys of the Year” award. Phong is also involved in similar work on Lieff Cabraser’s leadership team in the Fiat Chrysler diesel emissions case.

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