Annika K. Martin on Faculty of AAJ Effective Legal Writing Workshop, Hosted at Lieff Cabraser’s New York Office

Annika K. Martin on Faculty of AAJ Effective Legal Writing Workshop

Lieff Cabraser’s New York office will be hosting the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Effective Legal Writing Workshop, with firm partner Annika K. Martin serving as featured faculty across the event’s multiple content blocks. The workshop will be held April 12th and 13th, 2018 at Lieff Cabraser’s offices in New York City. [Read more…]

Kelly Dermody Moderates Panel at 2018 Impact Fund Class Action Conference in San Francisco

Kelly Dermody at the 2018 Impact Fund Class Action Conference in San Francisco

Kelly Dermody will be moderating a panel today at the 2018 Impact Fund Class Action Conference at the Hotel Kabuki in San Francisco. The panel, entitled “Wedding Cakes, Military Service, & Bathrooms, Oh My!” will focus on defending against threats to the LGBT community: “From court decisions holding that Title VII prohibits discrimination based on sexual orientation to the proposed ban on transgender soldiers serving in the military, it is a time of dramatic ups and downs. Our speakers are leading the fight for equal rights for the LGBT community, and will tell us where they have set their sights in 2018 and beyond.” [Read more…]

Berkeley Law Launches Path-Breaking Consumer Law Center

Elizabeth Cabraser

Major Gift Launches New Berkeley Center for Consumer Law and Economic Justice

Berkeley Law is launching a new center that aims to make the school a national and global leader in the study, research, and practice of consumer law. Established by a founding gift from renowned litigator and Berkeley Law alumna Elizabeth Cabraser, the Berkeley Center for Consumer Law and Economic Justice is the first of its kind among top-tier law schools. [Read more…]

Bruce Leppla Discusses Role of Investment Funds in Corporate Misconduct at CII Spring 2018 Conference

Bruce Leppla Discusses Role of Investment Funds in Corporate Misconduct at CII Spring 2018 Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Bruce W. Leppla will be speaking at the Council of Institutional Investors (CII) Spring 2018 Conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington DC from March 12-14, 2018. On Tuesday, March 13th at 4:30 p.m., Mr. Leppla will be presenting “Where Are The Gatekeepers? The Need for Investment Firm Oversight of the Capital Markets.” The presentation will cover the role investment funds play in efforts to curtail corporate misconduct and fraud. [Read more…]

Kelly Dermody Speaks on “Diversity: It’s Complicated…” Panel at ARK Group’s Women Legal 2018 in SF

Kelly Dermody Discusses Diversity in the Law at Women Legal 2018 in SF

On Thursday, February 8, 2018, Kelly Dermody will speak at the ARK Group’s annual Women Legal Conference at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis at 780 Mission Street. “Illustrating the business imperative for the advancement, retention and succession of female leadership in the legal profession,” the Conference includes presentations and discussions on a wide range of topics, including gender imbalances in first chairs at trial, judge-driven diversity initiatives, implicit bias, and the success of firms that advance women. [Read more…]

Kelly Dermody Discusses Sexual Harassment & The Judiciary on ACS Bay Area Panel

Kelly Dermody Discusses Sexual Harassment & The Judiciary on ACS Bay Area Panel

On February 5, 2018, Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody spoke on an American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) Bay Area panel titled “Sexual Harassment & The Judiciary: What’s Next After Kozinski?” The event will took place at Lieff Cabraser’s office in San Francisco, California. [Read more…]

Mark Chalos Addresses Opioid Crisis Responses at AAJ Winter Convention

Mark Chalos Addresses Opioid Crisis Responses

On February 3rd, Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos spoke at the American Association for Justice’s Winter 2018 Convention in Maui, Hawaii. Part of a specialized track entitled “Responding to the Opioid Crisis,” Mark spoke on the legal and practical elements of bringing public nuisance and RICO claims against opioid manufacturers and distributors. [Read more…]

Mark Chalos Speaks at Alabama Association for Justice 2018 Mid-Winter Conference

Mark Chalos Speaks at Alabama Association for Justice 2018 Mid-Winter Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Mark Chalos spoke at the Alabama Association for Justice’s 2018 Mid-Winter Conference on Thursday, January 18-19 at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook, Alabama. The Conference promised “outstanding educational sessions and top-notch speakers,” with a theme of “Winning via Storytelling, in and out of the courtroom.” [Read more…]

Daily Journal Names Michael Sobol a Top California Cybersecurity Lawyer for 2018

Daily Journal Names Michael Sobol a Top California Cybersecurity Lawyer for 2018

The Daily Journal (subscription) has published its 2018 “Top Cyber/Artificial Intelligence Lawyers” supplement, a listing that includes a profile of Lieff Cabraser partner Michael W. Sobol as one of 20 lawyers “on the cutting edge of Cybersecurity law in California.” [Read more…]

Annika K. Martin Speaks at Emory Institute for Complex Litigation 2018 Leadership Conference

Annika K. Martin Speaks at Emory Institute for Complex Litigation 2018 Leadership Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin will be speaking at Emory University Law School’s Institute for Complex Litigation and Mass Claims 2018 Leadership Conference from January 18-19, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Ms. Martin will be featured on the panel “Lawyers as Managers.” [Read more…]