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 have had the greatest impact in and beyond the legal industry.”

Congratulations to Michael on this wonderful recognition!

About Michael Sobol

As the chair of Lieff Cabraser’s Consumer Protection practice group for the past sixteen years and chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy group since its inception in 2016, Michael W. Sobol leads novel and challenging consumer protection class action lawsuits of first impression. Within the last few years, Michael’s cases have recovered over one billion dollars and have reformed the business practices for the benefit of tens of millions consumers nationwide, including a $203 million judgment for restitution in a class action suit filed on behalf of a class of over one million California consumers defrauded by Wells Fargo by its improper accounting of debit card transactions.

A 2021 Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year for Mass Tort & Class Action Litigation” and a two-time California Daily Journal “Top Cybersecurity Lawyer,” in 2019 Michael was named a “California Lawyer of the Year” for his outstanding work on the Anthem Data Breach litigation. The National Law Journal selected him as a 2017 “Cybersecurity Law Trailblazer” for his significant ongoing efforts “in the fight against criminal cyber activity and towards adding much needed layers of data security in an increasingly digital world of commerce.” Law360 also honored him as a 2017 “MVP for Cybersecurity and Data Privacy.”

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