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…]

Law360 Names Lieff Cabraser a “2017 California Powerhouse” for Litigation

Law360 Names Lieff Cabraser a "2019 California Powerhouse"a "2017 California Powerhouse" for Litigation

Law360 has named Lieff Cabraser to its 2017 list of “California Powerhouse Law Firms,” one of only six firms to be so recognized and the only plaintiffs’ firm on the list. The selection includes an in-depth profile of Lieff Cabraser published today that highlights our case work on the nationwide Volkswagen diesel emissions litigation, as well as the massive 2015-2016 Porter Ranch gas leak in Southern California as well as the seminal Cipro antitrust case, for which the firm’s antitrust team won a 2017 antitrust enforcement award from the American Antitrust Institute. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Named “California Powerhouse” Law Firm by Law360

Lieff Cabraser Named "California Powerhouse" Law Firm by Law360

Law360 has named Lieff Cabraser to its 2017 list of “California Powerhouse Law Firms.” One of just six firms so honored, and the only plaintiffs’ firm on the list, Lieff Cabraser is the smallest “powerhouse” to be recognized. This recollects Law360’s 2016 nationwide “Best Firms for Litigation” listing, where our firm held its own to be ranked in the Top 50 Firms for Litigation alongside firms as much as 20 or more times its size. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Cipro Team Recognized as Honorees for AAI 2017 Antitrust Enforcement Awards

Lieff Cabraser Cipro Team Recognized as Honoree for AAI 2017 Antitrust Enforcement Awards

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…]

Elizabeth Cabraser Receives National Law Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Elizabeth Cabraser, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

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…]

Lieff Cabraser Team Named Finalists for 2017 Consumer Attorney of the Year California Award

Lieff Cabraser Team Named Finalists for 2017 Consumer Attorney of the Year California Award

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…]

The Best Lawyers in America: 17 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Listed for 2018

The Best Lawyers in America: 17 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Listed for 2018

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.

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Law360 Rising Star Profile: Lieff Cabraser’s Jason Lichtman

Law360 Rising Star Profile: Lieff Cabraser’s Jason Lichtman

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 Rising Star Profile: Lieff Cabraser’s Lin Chan

Law360 Rising Star Profile: Lieff Cabraser’s Lin Chan

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 Names Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody “Top 250 Women in Litigation” for 2017

Benchmark Litigation Names Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody ‘Top 250 Women in Litigation’ for 2017

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.

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American Bar Association Names Dean Harvey a 2017 On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer

American Bar Association Names Dean Harvey a 2017 On the Rise – Top 40 Young Lawyer

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…]

Law360 Names Lin Chan and Jason Lichtman Rising Stars for 2017

Law360 Names Lin Chan and Jason Lichtman Rising Stars for 2017

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…]