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Lieff Cabraser Partners Sarah London and Robert Nelson to Speak at 2020 Consumer Attorneys of California Seminar in Sonoma

Lieff Cabraser Partners Sarah London and Robert Nelson to Speak at 2020 Consumer Attorneys of California Seminar in Sonoma

Lieff Cabraser partners Sarah R. London and Robert J. Nelson will be speaking at the 2020 Consumer Attorneys of California Sonoma Travel Seminar on Friday March 13th, 2020. Sarah will be featured on the panel “Trial Skills Quick Hits,” where she will speak on the multidistrict Juul injury and marketing fraud litigation, and Robert will be featured on the panel, “Arbitration – Strategies for Keeping Yourself Out and Winning If You’re Stuck In It,” where he will discuss “Avoiding Arbitration in the Class Action Setting.”

View the full 2020 CAOC Sonoma Travel Seminar agenda.

 About the Consumer Attorneys of California

The Consumer Attorneys of California is a professional organization representing the interests of 39 million Californians. CAOC’s member-attorneys stand for plaintiffs seeking accountability from those who do wrong. Among the consumers CAOC represents are:

  • Those injured or killed by defective products or drugs.
  • People who suffer discrimination because of age, gender, disability or race.
  • Individuals injured or killed because of the negligent acts of another.
  • Citizens whose civil rights have been violated.
  • Workers who have been fired unjustly or injured on the job.
  • Investors and others wronged by financial institutions.
  • Those whose lives are undercut when insurance companies act in bad faith.
  • Patients who have negligently been harmed instead of healed by the health care industry.

Learn more about the CAOC online.

About Sarah London

A member of the Consumer Attorneys of California Convention Leadership Committee and a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Sarah London is a determined, skilled, and experienced advocate for the injured, employees, and consumers. She is experienced in all aspects of trial work, from drafting and arguing motions in limine, opposing Daubert challenges to plaintiffs’ experts and deposing defendants’ experts, and serving as lead trial counsel to writing successful post-trial and appellate briefs. Sarah’s case work involvement includes: the Florida Tobacco litigation, Zofran Infant Injury lawsuits, the Toyota Sudden Acceleration litigation, the Norvir antitrust case, and Pacific Fertility Clinic Egg and Embryo Preservation Failures. A Super Lawyers Rising Star for five consecutive years and 2015 finalist for the Consumer Attorneys of California Streetfighter of the Year Award, Sarah has held multiple leadership positions in CAOC.

About Robert Nelson

A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office and the Chair of the firm’s False Claims Act practice group, Robert has played a leading role in Lieff Cabraser’s qui tam, automotive, aviation, mass tort, tobacco, and consumer fraud cases. He has served as court-appointed Lead or Co-Lead Counsel in numerous state and federal coordinated proceedings and over 35 class actions. Robert was lead trial counsel in a product defect case against Chrysler that resulted in a substantial punitive damage verdict, for which he was a recipient of California Lawyer Magazine’s Attorney of the Year (CLAY) award. He later received a second CLAY award for his work as lead trial counsel in obtaining a substantial settlement against the University of Phoenix, one of the largest ever achieved involving fraud against the Department of Education under the False Claims Act. Robert is a four-time nominee for CAOC Consumer Attorney of the Year.  In 2019, Robert was named Public Justice’s Trial Lawyer of the Year for his work on the State Farm insurance fraud RICO litigation.