Mark Chalos and Andrew Kaufman Volunteer at North Nashville Legal Clinic

Mark Chalos and Andrew Kaufman Volunteer at North Nashville Legal Clinic

This week, Lieff Cabraser attorneys Mark Chalos and Andrew Kaufman volunteered to provide free legal advice during a general legal clinic held at St. James Missionary Baptist Church in North Nashville. Chalos and Kaufman advised attendees on topics including employment law and housing matters. The legal clinic was organized and supported by Lipscomb University’s Fred D. Gray Institute for Law, Justice, & Society. [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser Named Benchmark Litigation Plaintiff Attorney of the Year

Benchmark Litigation 2017 U.S. Awards

Benchmark Litigation has named Lieff Cabraser co-founder Elizabeth J. Cabraser its “Plaintiff Attorney of the Year.” Billed as “the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” Benchmark Litigation also recognized Lieff Cabraser’s work on the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Emissions Fraud litigation as a 2017 “Impact Case,” recognizing the work of our firm along with defense counsel Sullivan & Cromwell that resulted in settlements valued in the aggregate at over $15 billion. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Attend the 11th Annual Sedona Conference Institute Program on eDiscovery: Discovery in a Dynamic Digital World

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Attend the 11th Annual Sedona Conference Institute Program on eDiscovery: Discovery in a Dynamic Digital World

The 11th Annual Sedona Conference Institute Program on eDiscovery: Discovery in a Dynamic Digital World will be taking place in Houston, Texas from March 2-3, 2017. Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin is co-chairing this event, and will also be speaking on the panel, “Discovery from Overseas: Navigating the Turbulent Data Protection Regulation Waters.” Lieff Cabraser partner Jason L. Lichtman is also a featured panelist, and will be discussing “Privacy, Security, and Data Protection in Discovery.” [Read more…]

Anne Shaver Speaks at 11th Annual Class Action and Mass Torts Seminar

Anne Shaver Speaks at 11th Annual Class Action and Mass Torts Seminar

The Consumer Attorneys of California, College of Trial Arts, and San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association have joined together to present the 11th Annual Class Action and Mass Torts Seminar. Lieff Cabraser partner Anne B. Shaver will be speaking at this seminar today at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, California. Ms. Shaver will be discussing “Challenges to Class Waivers in Arbitration Clauses in Employment Agreements Under Section 7 of NLRB.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Statement on Gorsuch Nomination

Lieff Cabraser Statement on Gorsuch Nomination

Lieff Cabraser believes deeply in the Constitution, in its framework for the operation of government, and the rights and protections it provides all people in our Country. We also honor and respect the role the Supreme Court plays in assuring the checks and balances of government and in safeguarding those rights and protections. [Read more…]

Focus On: Law360 Privacy Group Of The Year Lieff Cabraser

Focus On: Law360 Privacy Group Of The Year Lieff Cabraser

Law360 has published an in-depth review of Lieff Cabraser’s Digital Privacy and Data Protection practice group, selected by the publication as a “Practice Group of the Year.” As the publication noted, “In the rapidly evolving legal realm of digital privacy, Lieff Cabraser is going up against big names like Google and Facebook in digital privacy class actions and representing plaintiffs in the fallout from headline-grabbing data breaches at companies like Anthem and Sony Pictures Entertainment.” [Read more…]

Annika K. Martin Appointed to Steering Committee of Sedona’s Working Group 1

Annika K. Martin Appointed to Steering Committee of Sedona’s Working Group 1

Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin has been appointed to the Steering Committee of Sedona Conference Working Group 1, the Electronic Document Retention and Production group. The Sedona Conference provides a forum for advanced dialogue on some of the most challenging issues facing our legal system today, and WG1’s focus is on eDiscovery and electronic document retention and production in the context of litigation, dispute resolution and investigations. [Read more…]

Chambers USA Selects Lieff Cabraser Attorneys as 2017 “Leaders in the Field”

Chambers USA Selects Lieff Cabraser Attorneys as 2017 “Leaders in their Field”

Congratulations to Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Eric B. Fastiff, and Annika K. Martin, Lieff Cabraser partners named as 2017 “Leaders in the Field” by Chambers USA. These three attorneys will be included in the publication’s ranking tables in Chambers USA Guide 2017, which will be published in May. [Read more…]

Focus On: Law360 Consumer Protection Group Of The Year Lieff Cabraser

Focus On: Law360 Consumer Protection Group Of The Year Lieff Cabraser

Law360 has published its in-depth review of Lieff Cabraser’s Consumer Protection practice group, selected by the publication as a “Practice Group of the Year.” As the publication noted, the firm “represented consumers in some of the most high-profile cases of the year, including the Volkswagen litigation where founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser headed the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, representing the largest known consumer class settlement at $14.7 billion.” [Read more…]