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…]

Daily Journal Names Michael Sobol a Top California Cybersecurity Lawyer for 2018

Daily Journal Names Michael Sobol a Top California Cybersecurity Lawyer for 2018

The Daily Journal (subscription) has published its 2018 “Top Cyber/Artificial Intelligence Lawyers” supplement, a listing that includes a profile of Lieff Cabraser partner Michael W. Sobol as one of 20 lawyers “on the cutting edge of Cybersecurity law in California.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Receives Multiple 2018 Litigation Award Nominations From Benchmark Litigation

Lieff Cabraser Receives Multiple 2018 Litigation Award Nominations From Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation, self-described as “the definitive guide to litigation firms and attorneys in the United States,” has announced the shortlists for its state and national 2018 litigation awards. Lieff Cabraser was nominated as Plaintiff Firm of the Year for 2018, in addition to receiving a best state firm nod for California. [Read more…]

Michael Sobol Named NLJ Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer

Michael Sobol Named NLJ Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazer Award

The National Law Journal (NLJ) has named Lieff Cabraser partner Michael W. Sobol a 2017 Cybersecurity & Data Privacy “Trailblazer.” The third annual Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers listing is a special supplement to the The National Law Journal with profiles of 25 individuals “who have helped make a difference in the fight against criminal cyber activity and towards adding much needed layers of data security in an increasingly digital world of commerce.” [Read more…]

Richard Heimann and Elizabeth Cabraser Named Benchmark Litigation Top 100 U.S. Trial Lawyers for 2018

Richard Heimann and Elizabeth Cabraser Named Benchmark Litigation Top 100 U.S. Trial Lawyers for 2018

Benchmark Litigation has named Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Richard M. Heimann to its Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America 2018 listing, echoing the publication’s previous selection of both for its 2017 volume. As Benchmark notes, the named attorneys were chosen “through a geographically diverse and intensive peer-and-client review-driven study over the six months of research” with an eye toward identifying “elite trial strategists in their respective fields.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Honored in 2018 Edition of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & Best Lawyers

Lieff Cabraser Honored in 2018 Edition of “Best Law Firms” by U.S. News & Best Lawyers

U.S. News & Best Lawyers has announced its “Best Law Firms” rankings for 2018. The listings are based on “a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their fields, and review of additional information provided by law firms as part of the formal submission process.” [Read more…]