The Daily Journal (subscription) has named its Top Antitrust Lawyers in California, a list that includes Lieff Cabraser partners Brendan P. Glackin and Dean M. Harvey. Brendan and Dean are featured in the Daily Journal’s “2020 Top Antitrust Lawyers in California” special edition, which discusses their past successes and ongoing case work in individual profiles.
Judge Orders Univ. President Mark Schlissel To Attend Next Court Conference in U of M / Dr. Robert Anderson Sexual Abuse Lawsuit
Article features commentary from Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin, who represents the plaintiffs in the case As reported by The Detroit News, on June 24, 2020, U.S. District Judge Victoria Roberts of the Eastern District of Michigan ordered University of Michigan President Mark Schlissel to appear at the next virtual status conference regarding multiple
Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel File First Class Action Covid-19 Injury Lawsuit Against Holland America Line and Carnival Corporation
First class action brought on behalf of MS Zaandam cruise ship passengers is latest in a series of similar negligence and breach of contract lawsuits filed by Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel relating to Coronavirus-related infection and deaths The law firms Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP, Tousley Brain Stephens PLLC and Barrett Johnston Martin &
Dean Harvey Discusses Competition in Employment Practices at ABA Antitrust Law Section Teleconference
On May 22, 2018, Lieff Cabraser partner Dean M. Harvey discussed competition and antitrust in employment practices at the American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section’s “Tech-Savvy and Talented: Competition in Employment Practices,” teleconference.
As reported by The New York Times, an appellate court in Missouri has upheld over $2 billion in damages against health-products giant Johnson & Johnson, finding that the company was aware of asbestos contamination in its talc for at least 50 years but did not warn consumers. The judge did reduce the verdict from $4.7
Judge To Ban University of Michigan From Contacting Potential Victims in U of M / Dr. Robert Anderson Sexual Abuse Lawsuit
As reported by The Detroit News, on June 23, 2020, U.S. District Court Judge Victoria Roberts of the Eastern District of Michigan said she will issue an order barring the University of Michigan from contacting any more potential victims of the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson, a former UM doctor and athletics program physician accused
Northern California Wildfire Lawsuits Update: Bankruptcy Court Approves PG&E Chapter 11 Reorganization Plan
A U.S. bankruptcy judge has approved Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s $59 billion reorganization plan, resolving a turbulent bankruptcy that started when the nation’s largest utility sparked a series of wildfires that killed more than 100 people, leveled entire California communities, and led it to plead guilty to over 80 separate counts of involuntary manslaughter.
In February of 2020, Lieff Cabraser’s Employment Practice Group embarked on the 21-Day Racial Equity Habit Building Challenge founded by diversity expert, Eddie Moore, Jr. This project invites participants to develop their own syllabus of 21 short assignments (essays, podcasts, videos, etc.) to enhance their depth of understanding around the intersections of power, privilege, supremacy,
Mark Chalos to Discuss “COVID19 Litigation – Protecting Our Communities & Holding Wrongdoers Accountable” at Annual TTLA Convention
Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos will be speaking at the upcoming Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) 2020 Annual Convention, “May the Force be With You,” taking place online from June 17-19, 2020. Mark will discuss “COVID19 Litigation – Protecting Our Communities & Holding Wrongdoers Accountable” from 1:00-1:30pm on Thursday, June 18th.
As reported by law360 (subscription), AT&T was unsuccessful in seeking the dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed by Lieff Cabraser & co-counsel on behalf of plaintiffs who claim AT&T adds hidden fees to each customer’s bill and misleadingly passes those fees off as a legitimate surcharge.