Mark Chalos to Discuss Guidelines for Representing Sexual Abuse Survivors at Upcoming “Mass Torts Made Perfect” Fall 2019 Conference

Mark Chalos to Discuss Guidelines for Representing Sexual Abuse Survivors at Upcoming “Mass Torts Made Perfect” Fall 2019 Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos will participate in a panel discussion entitled: “What You Need to Know About Representing Sexual Abuse Survivors” at the “Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP) Conference,” on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. MTMP conferences are designed for individuals working in the area of plaintiff mass torts and personal injury litigation. The biannual Las Vegas conferences are the largest gatherings of plaintiff mass tort attorneys in the world, with over 1000 participants from 440+ law firms at each event. [Read more…]

12 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Selected as 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

12 Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Selected as 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers has released its annual report on New York Metro attorneys, highlighting the “best of the best” who “demonstrate the highest degree of professional achievement and peer recognition.” Twelve Lieff Cabraser attorneys have been selected as New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars this year. [Read more…]

Dean Harvey to Speak at Antitrust Division of Justice Department’s Public Workshop on Competition in Labor Markets

Dean Harvey to Speak at Antitrust Division of Justice Department’s Public Workshop on Competition in Labor Markets

On Monday, September 23, 2019, Lieff Cabraser partner Dean M. Harvey will participate in a panel discussion at the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department’s public workshop on “Competition in Labor Markets” at the DOJ Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The event will feature a number of well-known antitrust and competition lawyers, experts, and scholars. [Read more…]

Mark Chalos to Speak at American Bar Association Conference on Class Actions

Mark Chalos to Speak at ABA Conference on Class Actions

On October 18th, 2019, Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos will participate in a panel discussion at the American Bar Association’s 23rd Annual National Institute on Class Actions in Nashville. The discussion is entitled: “How Big is Your Audience? Crescendos and Diminuendos in the Class-Action World.” [Read more…]

Eleven Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Lawdragon “500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers”

Eleven Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Recognized as 2019 Lawdragon “500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers”

Lawdragon legal magazine has published its first annual listing of the “500 Leading Plaintiff Financial Lawyers,” a listing that includes Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth CabraserLin ChanEric FastiffBrendan GlackinDean HarveyLexi HazamRichard Heimann, Sharon Lee, Annika K. Martin, David Rudolph, and Daniel Seltz. [Read more…]

Juul and Other ‘Daredevil’ Startups Break Rules and Play With Fire

Juul and Other ‘Daredevil’ Startups Break Rules and Play With Fire

New article in Medium highlights Juul Stroke Injury lawsuit and includes commentary from Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah London

A new piece published in Marker, Medium’s business publication takes aim at ‘lawless’ startups, so-called “Daredevil Unicorns” worth a billion dollars or more, such as Uber, Airbnb, and Juul, who stand out for their unabashed readiness to break rules that almost everyone else observes and an “utter disregard for the societal rubble they leave behind.” [Read more…]

Kelly Dermody Comments on National Effort to Collect Company Pay Data

Kelly Dermody Comments on National Effort to Collect Company Pay Data

As reported in Bloomberg Law, the U.S. government is now collecting detailed race and gender pay data from thousands of companies in an effort to eliminate wage discrimination in the workplace. [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser to Receive Consumer Law’s Top Award

Elizabeth Cabraser to Receive Consumer Law’s Top Award

The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) is pleased to announce that Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser was selected to receive the 2019 Vern Countryman Award, consumer law’s most prestigious award. One of the nation’s most accomplished plaintiffs’ attorneys, Cabraser is a co-founder and partner of Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, one of the country’s largest law firms serving clients seeking redress for financial and consumer fraud, anti-competitive practices, harmful drugs and products, and illegal employment practices. [Read more…]

VIDEO: Lieff Cabraser’s House Band The R-23s – Full Performance at 2019 “Law Rocks” Benefit

VIDEO: Lieff Cabraser’s House Band The R-23s – Full Performance at 2019 “Law Rocks” Benefit

On Thursday, June 20th, 2019, Lieff Cabraser’s house band The R-23s delivered an epic set at the Family Violence Appellate Project’s 2019 Battle of the Bands. Ultimately taking home first place in the battle and receiving the coveted “Best Lawyer Band in the Bay” award, the R-23’s were able to raise nearly $23,000 toward the event’s total contribution of $186,687 to help California survivors of domestic violence! [Read more…]

Mark Chalos on “Expert Handling of Expert Witnesses” at October 2019 TTLA Strategies Forum

Mark Chalos on “Expert Handling of Expert Witnesses” at October 2019 TTLA Strategies Forum

Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos will be speaking at the upcoming Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association (TTLA) 2019 Strategies Forum, “Filling Your Tackle Box: Strategies from Pre-Suit to Pre-Trial,” on Friday, October 4, 2019 at the Drury Plaza Hotel Nashville in Franklin, Tennessee. Mark will be discussing “Expert Handling of Expert Witnesses” from 3:15-4:15pm. [Read more…]

American Lawyer Publishes Lifetime Achievement Award Profile on Elizabeth Cabraser

American Lawyer Publishes Lifetime Achievement Award Profile on Elizabeth Cabraser

We are delighted to announce that Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser has been selected to receive The American Lawyer’s Lifetime Achievement award. Elizabeth is among seven recipients to be honored this year at the publication’s Industry Awards in December, where they will each speak about their extraordinary careers. [Read more…]

Wendy Fleishman Appointed Vice-Chair of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee of ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

Wendy Fleishman Appointed Vice-Chair of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee of ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee of the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS). The Section is a primary source of knowledge and leadership nationwide on trial practice and critical issues of justice that involve tort and insurance law. [Read more…]

Law360 Names Lieff Cabraser a “California Powerhouse” for 2019

Law360 Names Lieff Cabraser a "2019 California Powerhouse"a "2017 California Powerhouse" for Litigation

Law360 has named Lieff Cabraser to its 2019 list of “California Powerhouse Law Firms,” one of only five firms to be recognized and the only plaintiffs’ firm on the list. The selection includes an in-depth profile of Lieff Cabraser highlighting some of our firm’s most impactful case work from the past year, including the Anthem Data Breach, the Wells Fargo Fraudulent Accounts Shareholder Derivative lawsuit, and the Fiat Chrysler Jeep Dodge diesel emissions fraud. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel Win 2019 Trial Lawyer Excellence Award for State Farm Insurance Fraud Case

Lieff Cabraser & Co-Counsel Win 2019 Trial Lawyer Excellence Award for State Farm Insurance Fraud Case

20 years of tenacious litigation finally led to $250 million settlement for defrauded auto insurance policyholders

Lieff Cabraser’s State Farm case team and its co-counsel have been chosen to receive Law Bulletin’s 2019 Trial Lawyer Excellence Award based on work that dates all the way back to 1999 originally relating to insurance auto parts fraud and then escalating into improper and illegal electioneering after State Farm upended the Illinois judicial elections process. [Read more…]

Wendy Fleishman to Discuss Juul E-Cigarette Litigation at Upcoming “Mass Torts Made Perfect” Fall 2019 Conference

Wendy Fleishman to Discuss Juul E-Cigarette Litigation at “Mass Torts Made Perfect” Fall 2019 Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman, along with Mike Papantonio of Levin Papantonio, Robert Eglet of Eglet Adams, and John Yanchunis of Morgan & Morgan will be leading the opening session on Juul E-Cigarette Litigation at the upcoming Mass Torts Made Perfect (MTMP) Conference, on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas.
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Benchmark Litigation Names Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody “Top 250 Women in Litigation” for 2019

Benchmark Litigation Names Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody “Top 250 Women in Litigation” for 2019

Benchmark Litigation has named Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Kelly M. Dermody to its Top 250 Women in Litigation 2019 listing. Benchmark Litigation, touted as “the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” covers the United States, Canada, Latin America and, most recently, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, –  is now in its twelfth year of publication. [Read more…]

Six Lieff Cabraser Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2019 “40 & Under Hot List”

Six Lieff Cabraser Partners Named to Benchmark Litigation’s 2019 “40 & Under Hot List”

Benchmark Litigation, “the definitive guide to litigation firms and attorneys in the United States,” has announced this year’s Benchmark 40 & Under Hot List. The list highlights lawyers who are standouts among the top young talent in their respective practice areas in the United States and Canada. [Read more…]