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Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Mark Chalos and Laura Heiman Volunteer at Nashville Bar’s Dial-A-Lawyer

Lieff Cabraser partner Mark Chalos and associate Laura Heimann participated in the Nashville Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral and Information Service (NBA LRIS) Dial-A-Lawyer program on Tuesday, August 7th. The NBA LRIS conducts its FREE Dial-A-Lawyer program on the first Tuesday of each month between 6:00 and 8:00 pm. As the program guide notes, “During those hours, the public is invited to call 615-242-9272 to speak with volunteer attorneys from the Nashville Bar Association and get FREE legal guidance to general legal questions. We are here to serve you!”

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. Mark represents counties and cities nationwide in the national opioids litigation. He is serving in the national case leadership, including preparing the bellwether cases for trial.

Through jury trials, 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, and overall has obtained millions of dollars in settlements for families who have been harmed by wrongful conduct.

About Laura Heiman

Laura Heiman is an associate in the Nashville office of Lieff Cabraser who represents class action and whistleblower plaintiffs as part of the firm’s defective products, fraud against the government (qui tam), and consumer protection practice. Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the Honorable Jane B. Stranch of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Her prior practice includes working as a litigation associate at Morrison and Foerster, LLP, where she focused on representing pro bono clients with civil rights and constitutional claims before the federal courts of appeals and the United States Supreme Court.