Elizabeth Cabraser, Paulina do Amaral, and Annika K. Martin to Serve as Faculty in March 2020 Duke University Mass Tort MDL Certificate Program

Elizabeth Cabraser, Paulina do Amaral, and Annika K. Martin to Serve as Faculty in March 2020 Duke University Mass Tort MDL Certificate Program

The Duke Law School Bolch Judicial Institute is holding an intensive 3-day mass-tort MDL instructional program from March 11-13, 2020. Faculty will include two Duke Law professors, six experienced MDL judges, and 25 lawyers who have either served as preeminent mass-tort lead counsel or chaired specific-task MDL committees. The program is designed for both plaintiff and defense lawyers looking to transition into the tort and consumer mass-tort field who would like to enhance their ability to compete for MDL committee appointments, and for those more experienced attorneys focused on refining their skills in the field. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Partner Annika K. Martin Appointed to Sedona Conference Working Group Series Leadership Council

Lieff Cabraser Partner Annika K. Martin Appointed to Sedona Conference Working Group Series Leadership Council

We are proud to announce that Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin has been appointed to The Sedona Conference Working Group Series Leadership Council after serving for the past three years on the Steering Committee of Working Group 1, the Electronic Document Retention and Production group. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Names New Partners for 2020

Lieff Cabraser New Partners 2020

We are proud to announce that Andrew Kaufman, Kelly McNabb, John Nicolaou, Yaman Salahi, and Tiseme Zegeye have been promoted to partner.

Andrew, who works in our Nashville office, has a practice that focuses on financial fraud, consumer protection, and product defect cases. John and Kelly are located in New York City, where John works on securities and financial fraud cases and Kelly has a practice dedicated to holding corporations accountable for injuries that devastate her clients’ lives. Yaman and Tiseme work in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, where Yaman works on antitrust and employment discrimination matters and Tiseme’s practice focuses on employment discrimination.

Congratulations to all!

Sarah London Appointed Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs in National Juul E-Cigarette Litigation

Sarah London Appointed Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs in National Juul E-Cigarette Litigation

On December 20, 2019, U.S. District Judge William Orrick III of the Northern District of California issued an order naming Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London  as Co-Lead Counsel for plaintiffs in the nationwide multidistrict Juul e-cigarette fraud and injury litigation. [Read more…]

Plaintiffs Secure $35M Settlement With Momenta Pharma in Lovenox Blood Clot Drug Antitrust Class Action

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As reported by Law360 (subscription), the parties in the Lovenox/Enox blood clot drug antitrust lawsuit have announced a $35 million settlement in the class action lawsuit brought on behalf of thousands of buyers of generic Lovenox (enoxaparin) that accused the company and Sandoz Pharmaceuticals of illegally conspiring to prevent other drug companies from competing in the sale of enoxaparin, used in the treatment of heart attacks and to prevent and control deep vein thrombosis. [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser Talks with Law360 About National Opioids Case, Other Litigation, Career

Elizabeth Cabraser Talks with Law360 About National Opioids Case, Other Litigation, Career

Law360 (subscription) has published an in-depth interview with Lieff Cabraser founding  partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser that includes a focus on the complexities of navigating the nationwide opioid litigation, which has pitted local communities against the prescription drug industry as those harmed seek redress over the destructive opioid addiction crisis. [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at The American Lawyer’s 2019 ‘Industry Awards’

Elizabeth Cabraser to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at The American Lawyer’s 2019 ‘Industry Awards’

At its annual Industry Awards ceremony taking place on Wednesday, December 4th in New York City, The American Lawyer will present Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser with its Lifetime Achievement award. Elizabeth is among six recipients to be honored this year. [Read more…]

Mark Chalos Named to Top 100 Tennessee Lawyers for 2019 by Super Lawyers

Mark Chalos Named to Top 100 Tennessee Lawyers for 2019 by Super Lawyers

We are proud to announce that Super Lawyers has named Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos to its Top 100 Tennessee Lawyers list for 2019. With over 18,000 attorneys in the State of Tennessee, this puts Mark in the top half-percent of practicing Tennessee lawyers. [Read more…]

Kelly Dermody Moderates Discussion at BASF Women’s Impact Network “No Glass Ceiling” 2.0 Conference

Kelly Dermody Moderates Discussion at BASF Women's Impact Network "No Glass Ceiling" 2.0 Conference

On Thursday, November 21st, 2019, Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody will moderate “Own the Moment (a conversation between genders)” — a frank, provocative, and constructive educational presentation with male managing partners and law practice leaders on strategies for male leaders and allies to help advance gender equity and cultivate positive cultures for all genders. Panelists include Nathan Sabri of Morrison & Foerster LLP, Brian Rocca of Morgan Lewis Bockius, David Lucero of Veritas, Steven Taylor of Keker, Van Nest & Peters, and Vidhya Prabhakaran of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. [Read more…]

Dean Harvey Speaks at U.S. Justice Department Antitrust Division’s Public Workshop on Competition in Labor Markets

Dean Harvey Speaks at U.S. Justice Department Antitrust Division’s Public Workshop on Competition in Labor Markets

On September 23, 2019, Lieff Cabraser partner Dean M. Harvey participated in a public panel discussion presented by the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice on “Competition in Labor Markets” at the DOJ Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The event featured a group of well-known antitrust and competition lawyers, experts, and scholars. [Read more…]

Kelly Dermody Speaks on Mistakes Employers Make at California Employment Law Council Annual Meeting

Kelly Dermody Speaks on Mistakes Employers Make at California Employment Law Council Annual Meeting

On Thursday, November 14th, 2019, Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody will lead a discussion on “The Plaintiff Perspective: Mistakes Employers Make and Case Selection Criteria for an Employee Advocate” at the California Employment Law Council’s annual meeting in San Francisco. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Partner Mark Chalos Discusses Federal Opioid Litigation on Belmont University College of Law Panel

Lieff Cabraser Partner Mark Chalos Discusses Federal Opioid Litigation on Belmont University College of Law Panel

On November 12, 2019, Lieff Cabraser partner Mark Chalos participated on an attorney panel at the Belmont Inn of Court’s “Addressing the Opioid Crisis” conference presented at Belmont University College of Law. Mark spoke on the topic, “State of the Opioid Crisis – An Inside Look at Litigation & Regulatory Solutions.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Duke/UNC “No Poach” Case Team Receives Antitrust Institute’s 2019 Private Enforcement Award

Lieff Cabraser Duke/UNC “No Poach” Case Team to Receive Antitrust Institute’s 2019 Private Enforcement Award

At its annual Antitrust Enforcement Awards dinner in Washington, D.C., the American Antitrust Institute formally presented its selection of leading legal practitioners and economists to be recognized as honorees for the 2019 Antitrust Enforcement Awards, a list that includes the Lieff Cabraser team that worked on the Duke/UNC case: Dean M. HarveyKelly M. DermodyBrendan P. GlackinAnne B. Shaver, and Yaman Salahi. [Read more…]

Sarah London Appointed an Interim Plaintiff Leader in National Juul Litigation

Sarah London Appointed an Interim Plaintiff Leader in National Juul Litigation

As reported by Law.com (subscription), U.S. District Judge William Orrick III of the Northern District of California has appointed Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London along with three other attorneys to handle preliminary matters on behalf of plaintiffs nationwide in the the multidistrict Juul e-cigarette fraud and injury litigation. [Read more…]