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Elizabeth Cabraser and Katherine Benson to Speak at NCLC Consumer Rights Litigation Conference & Class Action Symposium

Elizabeth Cabraser and Katherine Benson to Speak at NCLC Consumer Rights Litigation Conference & Class Action Symposium

Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth Cabraser and Katherine Lubin Benson will be speaking at the 2020 National Consumer Law Center’s (NCLC) Consumer Rights Litigation Conference and Class Action Symposium taking place virtually November 9-20, 2020.

The Consumer Rights Litigation Conference (CRLC) is the premier gathering for consumer rights attorneys and advocates. For almost 30 years, this conference has educated and strengthened the community, expanding opportunities for attorneys and advocates. Attendees get the opportunity to learn from the experts about the latest developments in consumer litigation, industry trends, and public policy, while also learning powerful consumer law remedies and attorney fee recovery methods.

For more information and to view the full conference agenda, visit the NCLC website.

About National Consumer Law Center (NCLC)

Established in 1969, the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) is a nonprofit whose mission is to work for consumer justice and economic security for those that are low-income or disadvantaged in the U.S. The organization’s expertise includes policy analysis and advocacy, consumer law and energy publications, litigation, expert witness services, and training and advice for advocates. Learn more at http://www.nclc.org/.

About Elizabeth J. Cabraser

Co-founder of Lieff Cabraser, Elizabeth Cabraser is one of the nation’s leading class action litigators, 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, and currently serves in leadership positions in several of the nation’s highest profile civil cases, including a solo leadership role in the VW “Clean Diesel” Emissions case, and co-lead positions in the GM ignition switch defect and Takata defective airbag cases, the Fiat Chrysler Jeep Dodge diesel emissions fraud litigation, the Generic Drugs Pricing antitrust litigation, and the National Prescription Opiates litigation.

About Katherine Lubin Benson

A partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Katherine Lubin Benson specializes in securities and derivative suits and antitrust class actions. She was one of the firm’s attorneys heading the shareholder derivative action against Wells Fargo’s current and former officers and directors arising from the bank’s massive illicit sales practices scandal. Katherine was a key member of Lieff Cabraser team representing Co-Lead Plaintiff Fire and Police Pension Association of Colorado in the action, which settled for a $240 million cash payment and corporate governance reforms in late 2018. The settlement received final approval in April 2020, and represents the largest insurer-funded derivative settlement in history. Lieff Cabraser’s work on the case was recognized by the American Antitrust Institute, which honored the firm with the 2020 Outstanding Private Practice Antitrust Achievement award. Katherine was awarded AAI’s Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer award for her contributions to the case.