Mike Sheen is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office. Before coming to Lieff Cabraser, Mike worked as a Judicial Clerk to Judge Dale A. Drozd of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California and as an associate at Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP in Los Angeles.
Facundo Bouzat is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office.
Katherine McBride is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office. Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, Katherine worked as a Judicial Clerk to Judge I. Leo Glasser of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York and as a Ford Foundation Public Interest Fellow at Human Rights First.
Avery Halfon is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office. Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, Avery served as a Law Clerk to Judge Jane B. Stranch of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Prior to his clerkship, Avery worked as a Fellow at Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, PLLC on litigation related to the opioid crisis, climate change, discrimination, human rights, and pension rights.
Avery graduated from Harvard Law School cum laude, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Law & Policy Review, a Team Leader for the Harvard Defenders, and a member of the Alien Tort Statute litigation team with Harvard’s International Human Rights Clinic. During law school Avery worked for Senator Charles E. Schumer on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, EarthRights International, and the New York State Attorney General’s Public Integrity Bureau.
Abby Wolf is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office. Before coming to Lieff Cabraser, Abby worked as a Judicial Clerk to Judge Joseph R. Goodwin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia.
Shira Tevah is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office. Before coming to Lieff Cabraser, Shira worked as a Law Clerk to Chief Judge Diane P. Wood of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, then as a Law Clerk to Judge Tanya S. Chutkan of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Prior to that, she worked as a Law Clerk for the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California in San Francisco, as well as working for Bay Area Legal Aid in San Francisco, The Bronx Defenders in The Bronx, New York, the East Bay Community Law Center in Berkeley, California, and for the Mississippi Office of Capital Defense Counsel in Jackson, Mississippi.
Adam is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office specializing in antitrust litigation. He brings to bear his experience as a Trial Attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, where he focused on merger review and potential anticompetitive conduct investigations and litigation, primarily in the healthcare industry. He was the Department’s lead attorney in U.S. v. Humana Inc. and Arcadian Management Services, Inc., and several nonpublic matters. He was an integral part of the U.S. and State of Texas v. United Regional Healthcare System team, which in 2011 was the first case the Department had filed in over a decade alleging monopoly conduct under Section 2 of the Sherman Act. He was also part of several “mega-merger” cases, including the trial team in the US Airways-American Airlines merger case, which settled on the eve of trial. He received multiple Assistant Attorney General Awards of Distinction for his work.
Before coming to Lieff Cabraser, Adam worked for the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law, as Counsel in the Center’s Voting Rights & Elections Project. There he engaged in statewide legislative advocacy campaigns to pass voting reforms, successfully lobbied election officials in four states to issue new guidance on voter intimidation in advance of the 2016 general election, and educated and interacted with the public via white papers, frequent published articles with national syndication, and numerous press, conference, and media appearances.
Adam began his legal career as a judicial clerk to Judge Noël A. Kramer of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals.
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John Nicolaou is an associate in Lieff Cabraser’s New York office, working on securities and consumer protection matters. Prior to joining the firm in 2017, John was an associate at Boies Schiller Flexner. While at Boies Schiller Flexner, John spent many years as a key member of the team representing a class of American International Group (AIG) shareholders in a case against the United States Government concerning the constitutionality of the Government’s acquisition of a controlling equity stake in AIG. He was a member of the trial team that won a liability verdict against the Government in the Court of Federal Claims.
John was a part of the team that successfully represented attorney Paul Napoli in an arbitration against his former partner Marc Bern regarding a multi-million dollar breach-of-contract claim. John was also a core member of the team that defended Pacific Investment Management Company LLC (PIMCO) against a billion dollar breach-of-contract and employment lawsuit by its former Chief Investment Officer, Bill Gross. His other cases at Boies Schiller Flexner included a variety of antitrust, fraud, and breach-of-contract matters.
Ella Krainsky is a staff attorney in the San Francisco office of Lieff Cabraser.