Lieff Cabraser Lawyers Featured at 1st Annual Class Action Money & Ethics Conference

Lieff Cabraser Lawyers Featured at 1st Annual Class Action Money & Ethics Conference

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Annika K. Martin and Jonathan D. Selbin will be featured as speakers at the first annual Class Action Money & Ethics Conference on May 1, 2017 at the Harmonie Club in New York City. The one-day conference will discuss economic and ethical considerations for class actions, as well as providing valuable networking opportunities for class action professionals. [Read more…]

Laura Heiman Working To Form TTLA Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus

Laura Heiman Working To Form TTLA Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus

Lieff Cabraser associate Laura B. Heiman is actively working to create a Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus within the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA). The Caucus aims to expand the reach of the Association while creating additional networking, referral, and mentorship opportunities for female trial attorneys in Tennessee. [Read more…]

Annika K. Martin Featured as Panelist on AAJ Diversity in Law Webinar

Annika K. Martin Featured as Panelist on AAJ Diversity in Law Webinar

Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin will be speaking on March 27, 2017 as part of the American Association of Justice (AAJ) Membership Webinar: Diversity in Law. The webinar will explore the various issues facing diversity recruitment including best practices in hiring and retaining diverse attorneys, the positive impacts a diverse trial team can have on clients and juries, and how a diverse firm can optimally grow its practice. [Read more…]

Sarah London Selected for CAOC’s 2017 Leadership Academy

Sarah London Selected for CAOC’s 2017 Leadership Academy

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…]

Justice & Diversity Center Recognizes Lieff Cabraser Associates as Outstanding Volunteers

Justice & Diversity Center Recognizes Lieff Cabraser Associates as Outstanding Volunteers

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…]

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

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

In its annual roundup of Nashville-area leaders, the Nashville Post has 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 of its corners. As the magazine notes, “so much of effective leadership is about assembling the right team, motivating its members to adopt a goal, and then turning loose all that focused energy.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Join Law360 2017 Editorial Advisory Boards

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Join Law360 2017 Editorial Advisory Boards

Lieff Cabraser partner Michael Miarmi has been named to Law360’s 2017 Securities Editorial Advisory Board, and Lieff Cabraser partner Jason Lichtman has been selected for the publication’s 2017 Privacy/Consumer Protection Editorial Advisory Board. Mr. Miarmi and Mr. Lichtman will join other members of the advisory board to provide feedback on Law360’s coverage of news, decisions, and trends and provide insight on how best to shape future reporting. [Read more…]

Nashville Business Journal Names Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville Office a 2017 Best Place to Work

Nashville Business Journal Names Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville Office a 2017 Best Place to Work

The Nashville Business Journal has announced the winners for its Middle Tennessee’s 2017 Best Places to Work list that includes Lieff Cabraser’s Nashville office. The firm will be featured in the 14th annual Best Places to Work special section, which highlights all of the winning companies in the April 28th edition of the publication, as well as on nashvillebusinessjournal.com. [Read more…]

Mark Chalos, Kenny Byrd, and Andrew Kaufman Meet with Tennessee Legislators to Preserve Right to Jury Trials

Mark Chalos, Kenny Byrd, and Andrew Kaufman Meet with Tennessee Legislators to Preserve Right to Jury Trials

Lieff Cabraser Nashville lawyers Mark Chalos, Kenny Byrd, and Andrew Kaufman were at the Tennessee legislature Tuesday fighting for the rights of Tennesseans. The lawyers met with legislators from both parties and discussed the attempts by special interests to interfere with Tennesseans’ right to hold wrongdoers accountable through jury trials. The right to a jury trial is guaranteed by the Seventh Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and Article 1, Sec. 6. of the Tennessee Constitution. [Read more…]