The Best Lawyers in America 2019: 20 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Listed in 25th Edition

Best Lawyers 2019 Rankings

The Best Lawyers in America has announced its selections for the 25th edition of its esteemed legal peer-review publication, and we are proud to note that twenty Lieff Cabraser attorneys have been named Best Lawyers for 2019. Listed attorneys are recognized by their peers in the legal industry for their professional excellence across 145 practice areas. This year, over 7 million votes were analyzed and tabulated to generate the final Best Lawyer listings across the U.S. [Read more…]

National Law Journal Recognizes Lieff Cabraser Attorneys as 2018 Litigation Trailblazers

National Law Journal Recognizes Lieff Cabraser Attorneys as 2018 Litigation Trailblazers

The National Law Journal (subscription) has named its 2018 Litigation Trailblazers, a list that includes Lieff Cabraser partners Richard M. Heimann and Kelly M. Dermody. Heimann and Dermody are featured in the NLJ’s 2018 Litigation Trailblazers special edition, which discusses their “pioneer spirit,” past successes, and ongoing case work. [Read more…]

National Law Journal Names Lieff Cabraser as Finalists for Three 2018 “Elite Trial Lawyers” Awards

National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers Nominations

Elizabeth Cabraser also selected as a finalist for the NLJ’s inaugural ‘Elite Women of the Plaintiffs’ Bar’ award

We are pleased to announce that the National Law Journal has named Lieff Cabraser as finalists for the 2018 NLJ Elite Trial Lawyers awards in the categories of Mass Tort, Environmental Protection, and Privacy/Data Breach. This is the first time these awards have been given since 2016. [Read more…]

Daily Journal Recognizes Kelly Dermody & Anne Shaver as 2018 Top Labor & Employment Lawyers

Daily Journal Recognizes Kelly Dermody & Anne Shaver as 2018 Top Labor & Employment Lawyers

We are proud to announce that the Daily Journal (subscription) has named Lieff Cabraser partners Kelly M. Dermody and Anne B. Shaver as Top Labor & Employment Lawyers for 2018. This is a first-time award for Anne, while Kelly’s joins the list for the sixth time since 2011. [Read more…]

21 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Selected as 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

21 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Selected as 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers has released its annual report on Northern California attorneys, highlighting those who “demonstrate the highest degree of professional achievement and peer recognition.” Twenty-one Lieff Cabraser attorneys have been selected as Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars this year. In addition, Elizabeth J. Cabraser has been named a “Top 10 Northern California Super Lawyer” for 2018, and Elizabeth and Kelly M. Dermody were selected as “Top 50 Women Super Lawyers” in the region. [Read more…]

Public Justice Honors Elizabeth Cabraser with Highest Honor – the Champion of Justice Award

Public Justice Honors Elizabeth Cabraser with Highest Honor – the Champion of Justice Award

Public Justice has honored Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser with the 2018 Champion of Justice Award for exceptional leadership and advocacy on justice and civil rights. The Champion of Justice Award is the Public Justice Foundation’s highest honor, established to honor lawyers whose work, values and commitment to combating social and economic injustice inspires and motivates the wider legal community. [Read more…]

American Bar Association Names John Spragens a “Top 40 Young Lawyer” for 2018

American Bar Association Names John Spragens a “Top 40 Young Lawyer” for 2018

The American Bar Association (ABA) Young Lawyers Division has selected Lieff Cabraser associate John T. Spragens as a 2018 On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer. The ABA notes the On the Rise award is a testament to Spragens’ superb legal reputation and long-standing service to the public good. [Read more…]

National Law Journal Names Eric Fastiff a “Plaintiffs’ Law Trailblazer”

National Law Journal Names Eric Fastiff a “Plaintiffs’ Law Trailblazer”

The National Law Journal (NLJ) has named Lieff Cabraser partner Eric B. Fastiff a 2018 “Plaintiffs’ Law Trailblazer.” The second annual Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers listing is a special supplement profiling individual lawyers who “make their mark” across various aspects of plaintiffs’ work: “While many of those recognized come at the negotiation and strategic planning processes from different angles, each has shown a deep passion and perseverance in pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable successes along the way,” the NLJ explains. [Read more…]

AAJ Awards Annika K. Martin With Prestigious Certificate of Recognition

AAJ Awards Annika K. Martin With Prestigious Certificate of Recognition

The American Association for Justice (AAJ) has named Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin as a Certificate of Recognition recipient for the year 2018. The AAJ Certificate of Recognition recognizes AAJ members who have made significant contributions through membership, education, or fundraising to sustain and strengthen the organization. [Read more…]

Law360 Profiles “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” Elizabeth Cabraser

Law360 Titan of Plaintiffs Bar Profile on Elizabeth Cabraser

Law360 has published an in-depth profile on Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser, named a 2018 “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar.” Last given in 2014, the “Titans of the Plaintiffs Bar” awards recognize lawyers who “not only excel in the courtroom in large-scale litigation, but also take on leadership roles at their firms.” [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser Named a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” by Law360

Elizabeth Cabraser Named a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” by Law360

Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser has been selected by Law360 as a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” for 2018. The publication named 10 plaintiffs’ attorneys who have “strategically shaped outcomes, acted as champions to their clients, and won massive settlements,” a list that includes Ms. Cabraser, who achieved outstanding success in the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” emissions fraud litigation. [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser & Kelly Dermody Receive Daily Journal’s “Top Women Lawyers” Nod for 2018

Elizabeth Cabraser & Kelly Dermody Receive Daily Journal’s “Top Women Lawyers” Nod for 2018

The Daily Journal (subscription) has published its annual listing of Top Women Lawyers in California, which list includes Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Kelly M. Dermody. The Top Women Lawyers award recognizes exemplary female attorneys actively involved in cutting-edge work in litigation, regulation, and corporate transactions with the most influential impact across the legal field. [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser Inducted Into National Trial Lawyers Association Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Elizabeth Cabraser Inducted Into National Trial Lawyers Association Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser has been inducted into the National Trial Lawyers Association Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame. “Each year, the Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame recognizes and honors these remarkable individuals, both past and present, who have left an indelible mark on the American legal tradition through a lifetime of service to the American public, the Constitution, and the American trial bar.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Team Wins 2018 California Lawyer of the Year Award for VW Diesel Emissions Case

Lieff Cabraser Team Wins 2018 California Lawyer of the Year Award for Volkswagen Diesel Fraud Case

Historic consumer fraud case against Volkswagen over “Clean Diesel” emissions led to unprecedented settlements valued at over $14 billion

At its 2018 awards ceremony, the California Daily Journal has named Lieff Cabraser attorneys Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Kevin R. Budner, Phong-Chau Nguyen, and Wilson M. Dunlavey as recipients of the 2018 California Lawyer of the Year (CLAY) Award for their work on the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Emissions Fraud MDL. The CLAY awards are given annually to outstanding California practitioners “whose extraordinary work and cases had a major impact on the law.” [Read more…]

The Best Lawyers in America: 19 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Named to 2018 Listings

The Best Lawyers in America: 19 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Named to 2018 Listings

Legal peer-review publication The Best Lawyers in America has announced its 2018 listing of outstanding attorney leaders in the U.S., a list that we are proud to announce includes 19 Lieff Cabraser lawyers. The publication’s 24th edition spotlights the top 5% of practicing attorneys in the U.S. and is based on more than 7.4 million peer evaluations. This newest edition recognizes lawyers across 140 different practice areas.

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Nashville Post Names Mark Chalos to “In Charge” List For Class Action Work, Opioid Litigation

Nashville Post Leaders Issue Names Mark Chalos as a Lawyer "In Charge"

In its annual roundup of Nashville-area leaders, the Nashville Post has once again named Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos as a lawyer “In Charge.” The list showcases Nashville’s vitality as well as its ability to cultivate new leaders from all corners. In its ninth year in publication, the In Charge list has grown to include 538 notable Nashvillians in areas including the arts, banking, music, retails, sports, law, government and politics, and transportation, among many other categories. [Read more…]