At this week’s Fall 2023 Mass Torts Made Perfect Seminar at Las Vegas’ Bellagio Hotel, Lieff Cabraser partners Mark P. Chalos and Sarah R. London led a breakout session on “Learning How to Litigate High Profile Sexual Assault Cases: The Importance of Empowerment, Advocacy In & Out of Court, and Implementing Change.”
The MTMP conference is focused on lawyers handling mass tort and personal injury cases nationwide. The biannual conference is the largest gatherings of plaintiff mass tort attorneys in the world, with over 1,900 participants from 500+ law firms at each event.
View the full Fall 2023 MTMP Seminar agenda on the event website.
About Mark P. Chalos
The Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office, Mark P. Chalos (twitter: @mpchalos) represents individuals who have suffered catastrophic personal injuries and families whose loved ones died due to the negligence or misconduct of others. In the national opioids litigation, Mark represents counties and cities across the U.S., as well as Native American Tribes and health benefit plans. Most recently, Mark served as trial counsel in the national bellwether trial on behalf of the City and County of San Francisco, which resulted in a successful verdict for plaintiffs.
Mark has tried cases to juries and judges around the country. He serves in the leadership of numerous class actions and multidistrict litigations. He is president of the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University Law School, a frequent speaker at legal seminars nationwide on a variety of civil litigation topics, and is regularly cited by top-tier media outlets.
About Sarah R. London
A leader in the plaintiffs’ bar, Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London is a determined, skilled, and experienced advocate for the injured, employees, and consumers. Sarah has risen to national prominence as a result of appointments to and success in leadership roles in multiple pivotal lawsuits, including in recently-filed sexual abuse litigation against Uber as well as in her role as Co-Lead & Liaison Counsel for plaintiffs in the Juul injury/predatory marketing MDL, where her work led to four historic settlements announced in late 2022 with defendant Juul as well as a comprehensive and historic $235 million settlement that was reached between additional defendant Altria and plaintiffs in the midst of a subsequent JUUL bellwether trial. In 2020, Sarah was appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in the Gilead HIV Drug Kidney & Bone Injuries Litigation, and in 2019, Sarah was named Subclass Settlement Counsel in In re Flint Water Cases. Sarah also serves in lead roles in multiple women’s health cases, including as Liaison Counsel in the state court coordinated proceedings involving the destruction of hundreds of frozen eggs and embryos at San Francisco’s Pacific Fertility Center.