As reported by the Los Angeles Times, on September 24th, 2021, the Shasta County District Attorney’s office announced that 31 criminal charges had been filed against Pacific Gas & Electric for its role in the 2020 Zogg fire, which killed four people and burned more than 56,000 acres in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Mark Chalos Discusses the Status of Settlements in Prescription Opiate Litigation at Georgetown Law Virtual Opioid Litigation Summit
Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos spoke as a featured panelist at the Georgetown Law School virtual summit “Opioid Litigation Summit: Maximizing the Impact of Settlements to Address the Opioid Epidemic.” Mark participated in “State of the Settlements, Bellwethers, and Settlement Design Innovations.”
Elizabeth Cabraser Receives Career-Honoring Ramey Gender Justice Award at Equal Rights Advocates Annual Gala
We are proud to announce that Equal Rights Advocates (ERA) has named Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser their 2021 Ramey Gender Justice Award winner. The award was presented at yesterday’s virtual ERA Annual Gala.
Nine Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Recognized as Lawdragon “500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers” for 2021
For the fourth consecutive year, legal publication Lawdragon has published its list of “500 Leading Plaintiff Employment & Civil Rights Lawyers,” outstanding lawyers “who have devoted their careers to helping workers protect their rights.”
Donald Arbitblit Named “Lawyer of the Year” for Mass Tort & Class Action Litigation by Best Lawyers for Northern California
Only one lawyer receives “Lawyer of the Year” recognition for each specialty and location Best Lawyers has published its lawyer and law firm ratings for 2022, and we are proud to highlight Lieff Cabraser Donald C. Arbitblit’s selection as “Lawyer of the Year” for Mass Tort & Class Action Litigation for Northern California.
We are proud to announce that Law360 has named Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody a Class Action MVP of the Year for 2021. The award recognizes up to five attorneys in Class Action practice who had “extraordinary wins and contributed most to their practice area in the past year.”
The Daily Journal has published its annual listing of Top 100 Lawyers in California, which includes 3rd-time selection for Lieff Cabraser partner Michael Sobol. After reviewing hundreds of nominations, the Daily Journal honors a chosen 100 of California’s leading lawyers who are involved in “the most cutting-edge work in litigation, regulation, and corporate transactions, and who
The Daily Journal has published its annual listing of Top 100 Lawyers in California, which includes 16th-time selection for Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser. After reviewing hundreds of nominations, the Daily Journal honors a chosen 100 of California’s leading lawyers who are involved in “the most cutting-edge work in litigation, regulation, and corporate transactions,
As reported by the San Francisco Chronicle, U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California took time during a hearing yesterday to question the PG&E employee on record for having found a tree fallen on a power line at the origin point of the massive Dixie Fire still burning across the northern
Ninth Circuit memorandum decision also affirms certification of RICO claims against Walgreens for its participation in blood fraud scheme On September 8, 2021, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed certification of the plaintiff class in the blood test fraud class action lawsuit brought by Lieff Cabraser against Theranos, Inc. and