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Mark Chalos and Kenny Byrd Featured on Plaintiff Lawyer Panel at Recent Vanderbilt Law School Career Event

This week, Vanderbilt Law School hosted the panel discussion “What is a Plaintiff’s Attorney?” organized by the student group Plaintiffs’ Advocates & Litigation Society (PALS). Lieff Cabraser partners Mark P. Chalos and Kenneth S. Byrd were among the featured panelists, exploring the distinctions between plaintiff-side attorneys and traditional Big Law roles. Panelists addressed what is meant by

2024-03-05T01:38:41+00:00March 4th, 2024|Firm News|

Uber Sexual Assault Crisis: Historic Litigation Picks Up Steam As Survivors File Master Long-Form Complaint In The Uber Passenger Sexual Assault Multi-District Litigation

First-Ever Sexual Assault MDL Could Soon Be Largest Sexual Assault Litigation Ever, With 10,000+ Reported Rape/Sexual Assault Allegations Gathered for Consolidation in Federal Court. SAN FRANCISCO – Attorneys for Uber sexual assault and rape survivors across the country filed a master complaint in the Uber Passenger Sexual Assault Multi-District Litigation (MDL). The MDL was ordered

2024-02-16T14:04:24+00:00February 16th, 2024|Survivors|

Lieff Cabraser, U.S. Attorney for Middle Tennessee, & The Anti-Fraud Coalition hold roundtable discussion in Nashville about Whistleblower law

(l-r) Lieff Cabraser attorney Edward Baker, U.S. Attorney for Middle Tennessee Henry Leventis, USAO Deputy Chief Kathryn Booth, and USAO Deputy Chief Ellen Bowden McIntyre met for a roundtable discussion with The Anti-Fraud (TAF) Coalition in Nashville about Whistleblower law. The Anti-Fraud (TAF) Coalition, a national, public interest organization that defends

2024-02-13T23:59:03+00:00February 13th, 2024|Firm News, Public Good|

Equal Rights Advocates and Lieff Cabraser Announce Class Action Lawsuit by Women Vassar Professors Over College’s Gender Pay Gap

Five women full professors from historically women’s college file class action suit over systemic pay disparities, with 35 additional women full professors saying they share the class representatives’ grievances about Vassar’s pattern of pay discrimination Poughkeepsie, NY, Aug. 30, 2023—As classes began this week, most of the women full professors at Vassar College spoke out

2023-08-30T13:17:38+00:00August 30th, 2023|Discrimination, Employment Law|

Lieff Cabraser to Host November 16 Event: Beyond #MeToo and Athletics: Where We Have Been and Where We Must Go

On November 16, 2022 from 5 to 7 pm, the Beyond #MeToo Working Group on Corporate Governance, Compliance, and Risk will hold a panel discussion in New York hosted by Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP on the topic of gender and sexual violence in sports and academia. “Beyond #MeToo and Athletics: Where We Have

2022-11-09T03:37:22+00:00November 9th, 2022|Sexual Abuse, Survivors|

Lieff Cabraser and Co-Counsel File Federal Antitrust Class Action Lawsuit Against Alleged Rental Housing Cartel

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, Hausfeld LLP, Berger Montague PC, and Justice Catalyst Law have filed a federal antitrust class action against RealPage, Inc. (“RealPage”) and several of RealPage’s property management clients (the “Lessor Defendants”) (collectively, “Defendants”). Counsel represents the plaintiffs who filed this suit, as well as a proposed class of similarly situated

2022-10-19T20:59:30+00:00October 19th, 2022|Antitrust|

Education Civil Rights Alliance Amicus Brief in Support of Race-Conscious Admissions

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP and the Education Civil Rights Alliance (ECRA) have filed a friend-of-court brief on behalf of youth advocates and experts in educational access. This brief contributes to the records of two cases currently pending before the U.S. Supreme Court: Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard

2022-08-15T22:50:48+00:00August 15th, 2022|Amicus, Public Good|

Nine More Student-Athletes Join Class-Action Suit Alleging Abuse on the University of San Francisco Baseball Team and Lack of Oversight by USF and the NCAA, Allegations Dating Back More Than 20 years

The amended complaint details two decades of aberrant behavior by coaches, and deliberate inaction by the school and NCAA to stop abuse SAN FRANCISCO – (July 15, 2022) Today, nine former University of San Francisco (USF) baseball players joined the class action lawsuit filed in March 2022 against their two (now former) baseball coaches, USF,

2022-07-15T19:48:37+00:00July 15th, 2022|Sexual Abuse|