As reported by Law360 (subscription), on May 2, 2022, U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick of the Northern District of California issued an order denying the meaningful portions of the latest wave of defendants’ motions to dismiss claims from a teen’s lawsuit alleging that e-cigarette manufacturer Juul and its part-owner Altria deceptively and dangerously advertised their
Lieff Cabraser Partners Lin Chan and Kelly McNabb Selected for Law360’s 2022 Editorial Advisory Boards
Law360 has selected Lieff Cabraser partners Lin Y. Chan and Kelly McNabb to serve on its 2022 Editorial Advisory Boards. Lin was chosen for the Competition Editorial Advisory Board for the second consecutive term and Kelly is a new addition to the publication’s Product Liability Editorial Advisory Board.
Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos has been named yet again to Nashville Post’s 2022 “In Charge” list of community leaders who represent “the city’s top power brokers.”
Thirteen Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Recognized as Lawdragon “500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers” for 2022
Lawdragon has published its list of the “500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in America” for 2022, an honor roll that includes Lieff Cabraser partners Donald C. Arbitblit, Kenneth S. Byrd, Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Mark P. Chalos, Paulina do Amaral, Steven E. Fineman, Wendy R. Fleishman, Rachel Geman, Lexi J. Hazam, Richard M. Heimann, Sarah R. London, Annika K. Martin, and Robert J. Nelson. The Lawdragon consumer
As reported by Law360, on April 12, 2022, U.S. District Judge Gershwin A. Drain of the Eastern District of Michigan ruled in favor of plaintiffs in refusing Ford’s attempt to dismiss the litigation filed on behalf of hundreds of Ford F-150 pickup truck owners who have experienced sudden and dangerous brake failures in their vehicles.
As reported by Law360, on April 8, 2022, U.S. District Judge Charles R. Breyer of the Northern District of California issued a ruling that Teva Pharmaceuticals, Allergan, Anda Inc. and other major pharmaceutical companies and distributors allegedly responsible for the manufacturing, transmission, and sale of dangerous, highly addictive and often lethal prescription opioids such as Oxycontin and fentanyl,
David Rudolph to Discuss Ethical Considerations in Class Actions at 25th Annual ABA National Institute on Class Actions
Lieff Cabraser partner David Rudolph will speak at the American Bar Association’s 25th Annual National Institute on Class Actions on Wednesday, April 13th, 2022 at 10:00 am CT at The Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas. David will be featured on the panel “Don’t Get Bucked by the Mechanical Bull: Holding onto Adversarial Ethics While Riding Innovations.” The panel
Jacob Polin to Discuss Public Nuisance Claims at ABA 30th Annual Toxic Torts & Environmental Law Conference
Lieff Cabraser attorney Jacob Polin will speak at the American Bar Association Toxic Torts & Environmental Law Conference on Saturday, April 9th, 2022 at 8:45 am MT at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jacob will be featured on the panel “Nuisance Claims: Shield for Neighbors or Sword for Social Justice?” The panel
DOJ Antitrust Division Announces it Will Now Require Leniency Applicants to Pay Restitution to Victims
Before receiving a final leniency letter, applicants must now actually pay restitution to the victims of the misconduct The Antitrust Division of the DOJ today announced updates to one of its primary enforcement tools, the offender leniency program, and issued a revised set of plain-language answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) relating to the program. The
We are proud to announce that Lieff Cabraser Managing Partner Steven E. Fineman has been named to Lawdragon’s prestigious “Legends of the 500” list for 2022. The list highlights 20 extraordinary lawyers from across the U.S., all of whom have “been recognized repeatedly among the 500 leading lawyers, typically ten times. They are lawyers who fascinate, motivate