The American Antitrust Institute has announced its selection of leading practioners and economists to be recognized as honorees for the 2017 Antitrust Enforcement Awards. Lieff Cabraser’s team shared the AAI’s award for Outstanding Private Practice Antitrust Achievement, and partner Lin Chan won the Institute’s prestigious solo award for Outstanding Antitrust Litigation Achievement by a Young Lawyer. [Read more…]
The National Law Journal has announced this year’s selections for its Lifetime Achievement Awards, and we are delighted to announce that Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser is among the three honorees. “How do you measure a lifetime of success in the law,” the NLJ asks, and Elizabeth Cabraser is a perfect answer to the question. The Journal notes it is honoring three attorneys who “live their commitment to the law inside and outside of their offices,” mentoring other lawyers, serving on boards, and working pro bono publica. [Read more…]
The Consumer Attorneys of California have announced their list of finalists for the 2017 Consumer Attorney of the Year award, a list that includes Lieff Cabraser’s Volkswagen diesel emissions fraud case team. Led by Elizabeth Cabraser, who serves as Lead Class Counsel and Chair of the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee in the historic litigation, the team also includes David S. Stellings, Kevin R. Budner, Wilson M. Dunlavey, and Phong-Chau G. Nguyen. [Read more…]
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 17 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 more than 58,000 lawyers across 140 different practice areas.
Law360 has published an in-depth profile of Lieff Cabraser partner Jason L. Lichtman, named a Law360 Rising Star for 2017 for Consumer Protection. The profile highlights Mr. Lichtman’s most significant cases as well as his overall career “of standing up for the little guy,” including litigation against Samsung over exploding washing machines and against British Airways over accusations the airline duped passengers with inflated fuel surcharges. [Read more…]
Law360 has published an in-depth profile of Lieff Cabraser partner Lin Y. Chan, named a Law360 Rising Star for 2017 for Competition. The profile highlights Ms. Chan’s biggest case to date (illegal non-compete agreements over the blockbuster antibiotic Cipro), where she gets her motivation, how she became a competition and antitrust attorney, and the advice she would give to young attorneys striving to be successful in the law. [Read more…]
Benchmark Litigation has named Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Kelly M. Dermody to its Top 250 Women in Litigation 2017 listing. Benchmark Litigation, touted as “the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” covers the United States, Canada and Mexico – now in its tenth year of publication. At the same time, Ms. Cabraser was also named by the publication as a Top 10 Female Litigator for 2017.
Lieff Cabraser partner Dean M. Harvey has been recognized as a 2017 American Bar Association (ABA) On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer. The ABA notes the award is a testament to Mr. Harvey’s superb legal reputation in the industry and his service toward the public good. The ABA’s profile of Dean references his work as a leader in the High-Tech Antitrust case against Google, Apple, and other tech giants for allegedly conspiring to suppress mobility and compensation of their technical employees, citing the case as the most significant antitrust employment case in recent history, widely recognized as a legal and public policy breakthrough. [Read more…]
We are delighted to announce that Law360 has selected two Lieff Cabraser attorneys as Rising Stars for the year 2017. Lieff Cabraser partner Lin Y. Chan has been selected as one of Law360’s Competition Rising Stars for 2017, and Jason L. Lichtman has been selected as a Consumer Protection Rising Star for 2017. [Read more…]
The National Law Journal has named Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser a 2017 Energy and Environmental Law Trailblazer. Editor Richard Caruso notes that each of the 2017 award recipients “has shown a deep passion and perserverance in the pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable success along the way.” [Read more…]
Legal magazine Lawdragon has published its annual listing of the 500 “Leading Lawyers in America,” which includes Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Kelly M. Dermody. Selected from a combination of editorial research by Lawdragon staff, law firm submissions, and other online nominations, the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers list is a mark of distinction in the legal profession across a wide range of practice areas. [Read more…]
The Daily Journal (subscription) has published its annual listing of Top Women Lawyers in California, which includes Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Kelly M. Dermody. The awards recognize leading female attorneys who are actively involved in cutting-edge work in litigation, regulation, and corporate transactions with the most influential impact across the legal field. [Read more…]
The Nashville Business Journal has named Mark Chalos to its 2017 “Best of the Bar” award list in the category of litigation and dispute. Highlighting Nashville’s “most-talented and most-respected legal professionals,” the list includes a select group of Nashville attorneys who are each noteworthy in their respective fields. The award-winning attorneys are nominated and ranked by their peers, and will be honored on June 27th at a gala luncheon event and profiled in a special Nashville Business Journal publication. [Read more…]
The Nashville Business Journal recognized Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein Nashville attorneys and staff during its 2017 Best Places to Work awards luncheon today at the Omni Nashville Hotel. It was a packed event with 400+ attendees from more than 35 winning businesses in the Nashville area. The annual event celebrates companies’ culture and workplace atmosphere as scored by employees. (Shown in photo are attorneys Kenny S. Byrd, Mark P. Chalos, and Laura B. Heiman). [Read more…]
Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London has been chosen by the Consumer Attorneys of California for inclusion in their 2017 Leadership Academy. Ms. London was one of a handful of lawyers selected for the program from a pool of applicants across the nation to learn skills and techniques aimed at becoming progressive leaders in the CAOC, as well as within their professional settings and communities. [Read more…]
The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) has recognized Lieff Cabraser associates Melissa Gardner and Phong-Chau Nguyen as Outstanding Volunteers for their 2016 pro bono work with the organization. The recognition includes their involvement with the JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project. [Read more…]