KPMG Agrees to $10M Deal To End 10-Year Gender Discrimination Suit

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

2021-05-10T23:16:19+00:00March 30th, 2021|Employment Law|

Most Juul MDL Dismissal Bids from Defendants Seen as Likely to be Rejected

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

2021-05-10T23:07:23+00:00March 29th, 2021|Personal Injury|

Brendan Glackin Named a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” by Law360

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.”

2021-05-10T23:08:57+00:00March 29th, 2021|Awards, Firm News|

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

2021-05-10T23:13:56+00:00March 19th, 2021|Amicus, Public Good|