Law360 Selects Michael Sobol as 2017 MVP for Cybersecurity and Privacy

Law360 Selects Michael Sobol as 2017 MVP for Cybersecurity and Privacy

Law360 has named Lieff Cabraser partner Michael W. Sobol a 2017 MVP for Cybersecurity and Privacy. Mr. Sobol is one of over 100 attorneys across 38 practice areas who have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Featured at BASF Antitrust for HR Seminar

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Featured at BASF Antitrust for HR Seminar

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Lin Y. Chan and Dean M. Harvey will be speaking at the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Antitrust for HR: No-Poach and Wage Fixing Agreements seminar on January 16, 2018. Ms. Chan will be moderating the panel, and Mr. Harvey will participate in the discussion. [Read more…]

Justice & Diversity Center’s Summer Associate Program Teaches Advocacy Skills Through Community Service

From left, Sarah Chen, Jeremy Pilaar, Aisha Saad, Phong Nguyen and Melissa Gardner

Summer associates from Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein teamed up with San Francisco Bar Association’s Justice and Diversity Center earlier this year to help a woman get her proper Social Security Supplemental Income (SSI) benefits. (Shown in photo, from left, are Sarah Chen, Jeremy Pilaar, Aisha Saad, Phong Nguyen, and Melissa Gardner.) [Read more…]

Investigation Into the Northern California Wine Country Fire Origins Continues

Northern California Wine Country Fires

2017 Wine Country Wildfires

A series of fires in Northern California wine country have killed 43 people and seriously injured over 100. They have destroyed approximately 240,000 acres and close to 9,000 buildings, including thousands of homes as well as wineries, farms, hotels and restaurants, and retail businesses. Nearly 100,000 people have been displaced across Napa, Sonoma, and Lake counties, with many still unable to return home or without homes to return to. These fires are the most destructive in California history, and property and business losses are expected to be in the billions.
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The Bar Association of San Francisco Honors Kelly Dermody for Good Ally Conference

The Bar Association of San Francisco Honors Kelly Dermody for Good Ally Conference

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) will be honoring Lieff Cabraser partner and former BASF President Kelly M. Dermody for her efforts and dedication in coordinating the January 2017 “How To Be A Good Ally” Conference held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. [Read more…]

Michelle Lamy Speaks at BASF “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Seminar

Michelle Lamy Speaks at BASF “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Seminar

The Bar Association of San Francisco Paralegal Section presents a Continuing Legal Education seminar titled “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Understanding Your Rights in the Age of Tech and Trump” on November 29, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:15pm. Lieff Cabraser paralegal manager Hazel Mottershead will moderate, while attorney Michelle Lamy will be speaking on the panel. [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…]