Plaintiffs alleged widespread gender disparities in pay, promotion within sexist culture at accounting giant As reported by Law360 (subscription), “big four” accounting firm KPMG has agreed to pay over $10 million to settle a long-running lawsuit filed by Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel on behalf of hundreds of female Advisory and Tax professionals at KPMG accusing the company of
Lieff Cabraser partner Mark Chalos has been named to Nashville Post’s 2021 “In Charge” list of community leaders.
As reported by Law360 (subscription), on March 26, 2021, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick of the Northern District of California issued a tentative ruling indicating he will deny all the motions to dismiss, except for certain state claims with no class representatives, in multidistrict injury and fraudulent advertising litigation against e-cigarette manufacturer Juul. Complaints in
Law360 has named Lieff Cabraser partner Brendan Glackin a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” for 2021. The publication selected 11 plaintiffs’ attorneys, “heavyweights in the fields of antitrust, securities and class action law…as well as champions of diverse legal theories holding corporations accountable and protecting the rights of consumers.”
As reported by the Los Angeles Times, in a momentous decision the California Supreme Court has ruled that it is unconstitutional to require defendants to remain behind bars because they cannot afford to post bail pending their trial. The new ruling would allow defendants to be set free, as long as they pose little risk
Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London testified today at the California Assembly Judiciary Committee hearing in San Francisco, in favor of AB 556, regarding the misuse of eggs, embryos and sperm.
The Zogg Fire burned over 88 square miles, killed four people and destroyed over 200 buildings last year in September and October was ignited by contact with PG&E power lines and tree branches, a state report has concluded.
As reported by law360, AbbVie Inc.’ motion to have a single judge rule over a pair of fraud cases in which the pharmaceutical company allegedly illegally marketed its drug Humira has been denied
Lieff Cabraser and The Equal Justice Society File Amicus Brief on Behalf of Civil Rights Groups and Scholars in Support of Hospital Worker’s Race Bias Suit
As reported by Law360 (subscription), on March 18, 2021, Lieff Cabraser and The Equal Justice Society filed an amicus brief in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of a coalition of civil rights groups, law school professors and other scholars in support of a Black former hospital worker’s race bias suit. In the
As part of an in-depth piece on pay equity, The Verge focused on former Microsoft engineer Katie Moussouris, who sued the software giant for pay discrimination. When that lawsuit stalled, Moussouris began dedicating her career to closing the enormous gender pay gap in the tech industry.