Daily Journal Honors Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody as Top Women Lawyers for 2017

Daily Journal Honors Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody as Top Women Lawyers for 2017

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…]

Lieff Cabraser Staff Pitches in at SF Food Bank to Kick Off 2017 Food From the Bar Drive

Lieff Cabraser Staff Pitches in at SF Food Bank to Kick Off 2017 Food From the Bar Drive

On Friday May 19th, five Lieff Cabraser paralegals donated their time and efforts to voluteer at the SF-Marin Food Bank as part of Lieff Cabraser’s 2017 commitment to Food From The Bar. Corrie Anderson, Ali Brilliant, Diamond Lewis, Rami Bata, and Eileen Beltran (in photo, above) all worked to sort and package food for soup kitchens and neighborhood pantries served by the Food Bank, and had a great time doing it. [Read more…]

Nashville Business Journal Names Mark Chalos a “Best of the Bar” Attorney for 2017

Nashville Business Journal Names Mark Chalos a "Best of the Bar" Attorney for 2017

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…]

Sarah London Speaks on Trial-Focused Discovery at Annual ABA Litigation Conference

Sarah London Speaks on Trial-Focused Discovery at Annual ABA Litigation Conference

Today, Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London spoke at the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation’s Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero in San Francisco, California. Ms. London presented on a panel entitled “Trial-Focused Discovery: You Don’t Always Get What You Want, But Get What You Need.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Speak at Sedona Conference WG1 Midyear Meeting

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Speak at Sedona Conference WG1 Midyear Meeting

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Annika K. Martin and Douglas Cuthbertson will be presenting at The Sedona Conference Working Group 1 Midyear Meeting taking place from May 4-5, 2017 at the Radisson Blu in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mr. Cuthbertson will be on the panel for “What’s Next: Exploring the Evolution of Proportionality,” while Ms. Martin will be a featured panelist on “Examining Amended Rule 34.” [Read more…]

Lydia Lee Moderates NAPPA Panel at 2017 Legal Education Conference

Lydia Lee Moderates NAPPA Panel at 2017 Legal Education Conference

Lieff Cabraser attorney Lydia Lee will be moderating a panel entitled “DC Plan Affinity Group: DB to DC Conversions – Implementing the Mandate” at the National Association of Public Pension Attorneys (NAPPA) 2017 Legal Education June 27-June 30 Conference at the Portola Hotel in Monterey, California. [Read more…]

Nashville Business Journal Recognizes Lieff Cabraser Nashville at 2017 Best Places to Work Awards Luncheon

Kenny S. Byrd, Mark P. Chalos, and Laura B. Heimann of LCHB Nashville

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…]

“Where are the Gatekeepers?” Bruce Leppla to Speak at the Investment Company Institute May 2017 General Members Meeting

Bruce Leppla to Speak at the Investment Company Institute May 2017 General Members Meeting

Lieff Cabraser attorney Bruce W. Leppla will be speaking at the Investment Company Institute’s May 4, 2017 General Members Meeting on “Where are the Gatekeepers? The Need for Investment Firm Oversight of the Capital Markets.” Mr. Leppla and his partners represent institutional investors in major class and opt-out investment loss recovery litigation in circumstances where such losses are due to fraud or serious corporate misconduct. [Read more…]