The Nashville Bar Foundation has chosen Lieff Cabraser attorney Andrew Kaufman to participate in its 2017-2018 Leadership Forum program. Mr. Kaufman was selected as one of 25 local attorneys to partake in a nine-month professional development program. [Read more…]
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.
Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody has joined the Attorney Client Privilege Task Force of the American Bar Association for 2017-2018. The Privilege Task Force is part of the ABA’s Section of Litigation, the largest section of the American Bar Association. The news comes out of the ABA’s annual meeting August 10-12 in New York City, where the Section of Litigation is discussing initiatives and plans for 2017-2018. [Read more…]
Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin worked on the drafting team for “The Sedona Conference Commentary on Proportionality in Electronic Discovery,” which was recently published in The Sedona Conference Journal, Volume 18. Ms. Martin also serves on the Steering Committee of The Sedona Conference’s Working Group 1, which focuses on Electronic Document Retention and Production. [Read more…]
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 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 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.
Lieff Cabraser partner David Rudolph will be speaking at the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Education webinar on data breach cases on August 10, 2017 from 2-3:30pm ET. David’s focus will be on class certification strategies as part of a discussion of the latest topics and trends in data breach litigation from certification to the current standing in federal court. The AAJ faculty will also review the differences between consumer and financial institution litigation and address how to handle damages in a data breach case. [Read more…]
Lieff Cabraser attorney John T. Spragens has written a piece entitled “Lawyering Through Listening” in the August 2017 issue of the American Association for Justice’s Trial Magazine. The article discusses how developing the skill of active listening in litigation matters will help in making a practitioner a better lawyer. [Read more…]
Law360 has published a Plaintiffs Bar Perspective with Lieff Cabraser partner David S. Stellings. In the Q&A, David offers insights gained from two decades at the forefront of the complex litigation world, including leadership roles on cases like the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” emissions fraud MDL. As Law360 notes, “For the last 20 years, Stellings has focused on consumer fraud, financial fraud, product liability and breach of contract cases, recovering more than $14 billion for his clients.” [Read more…]