Lieff Cabraser Rock Stars Volunteer at SF-Marin Food Bank for 2018 Food From the Bar Drive

Lieff Cabraser Rock Stars Volunteer at SF-Marin Food Bank for 2018 Food From the Bar Drive

Lieff Cabraser staff donated their time and effort to volunteer at the SF-Marin Food Bank as part of Lieff Cabraser’s 2018 commitment to Food From The Bar. A huge thanks to team members Corrie Anderson, Diamond Lewis, Xiang Li, Tannah Hess, Mary Laing, Leah Nutting, Rebecca Krause, Cayla Gordon and Cameron Miller for making LCHB’s Food From The Bar Volunteer Day a success. Volunteers worked to sort and package food for soup kitchens and neighborhood pantries served by the Food Bank, and had a great time doing it. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Sponsors 25th Anniversary Dinner of Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Lieff Cabraser Sponsors 25th Anniversary Dinner of Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Last Friday’s deadly school shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas was the 22nd school shooting in the United States since the start of 2018. The gun violence crisis in the U.S. impacts every community across the country. Each year, 125,000 Americans are shot – leaving us with over one million casualties dealing with gun violence from the last decade alone. Something must be done to change these statistics. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Authors Amicus Brief to Help Eliminate LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace

Lieff Cabraser Authors Amicus Brief to Help Eliminate LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace

A coalition of six organizations filed an amicus brief in support of the respondents in the case of Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 to work to help eliminate discrimination against LGBT individuals in the workplace. This brief marks the first time that LGBT rights groups have joined together in a non-marriage case at the Supreme Court as amici curiae. [Read more…]

6th Annual Law Rocks Featuring Lieff Cabraser’s R23s is Fast Approaching

6th Annual Law Rocks Featuring Lieff Cabraser's R23s is Fast Approaching

Law Rocks Global’s Sixth Annual Law Rocks San Francisco event is coming up on April 19, 2018. The event will take place at The Chapel in San Francisco and features seven legal professional bands in a “Battle of the Bands” benefit for local nonprofits. Lieff Cabraser’s band, The R-23s, will be performing at the concert in support of Ms. JD, a nonprofit whose mission is to increase the representation of women in the legal profession. [Read more…]

Sedona Conference Announces Publication of the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34(b)(2) Primer: Practice Pointers for Responding to Discovery Requests

Sedona Conference Announces Publication of the Rule 34(b)(2) Primer on Responding to Discovery Requests

The Sedona Conference and its Working Group on Electronic Document Retention & Production (WG1) have announced the publication of The Sedona Conference Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34(b)(2) Primer: Practice Pointers for Responding to Discovery Requests. Led by the Co-Editor-in-Chief efforts of Martin T. Tully and Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin, the Primer is the result of several months of review and analysis by a diverse team of Working Group 1 members. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser’s R-23s Perform at Sixth Annual Law Rocks San Francisco

Lieff Cabraser’s R-23s Perform at Sixth Annual Law Rocks San Francisco

Law Rocks Global presents the Sixth Annual Law Rocks San Francisco event on April 19, 2018 at The Chapel in San Francisco, featuring seven bands composed of legal professionals in a “Battle of the Bands” benefit for local nonprofits. Lieff Cabraser’s band, The R-23s, will be one of the bands performing at the concert in support of the nonprofit Ms. JD, whose mission is to increase the representation of women in the legal profession. [Read more…]

Yurok Tribe Files Federal RICO Case Against Titans of Pharmaceutical Industry

Opioids Lawsuits

Court case aims to stem opioid epidemic on rural reservation, the United States

The Yurok Tribe filed in federal court a RICO case against the pharmaceutical giants that are alleged to be responsible for the surging opioid epidemic in the United States and on the Yurok Reservation. [Read more…]

Kelly Dermody Delivers Keynote Address “Mind the Pay Gap” at neXXt Generation International Women’s Day Event

Kelly Dermody Delivers Keynote Address at neXXt Generation International Women's Day Event

Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody will be delivering the keynote address tonight at the neXXt Generation International Women’s Day event at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco. The event runs from 6:00-8:30 p.m. and presents “a conversation about how we unlock opportunities to help our next generation of women leaders advance and flourish.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Announces Filing of Lawsuit on Behalf of Rutherford County, Tennessee Against Prescription Opioid Manufacturers

Lieff Cabraser Files Opioid Harm Lawsuit

Lawsuit Seeks to Recover Taxpayer Monies Spent Combating the Opioid Epidemic Ravaging the Rutherford County Community; Rutherford Joins Other Tennessee Counties and Cities Seeking Justice in Rising Tide of Opiate Plague

Mark Chalos, Managing Partner of the Nashville office of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, announces that Rutherford County has filed a lawsuit against prescription opioid manufacturers and distributors to recover taxpayer money spent to combat the opioid epidemic wreaking havoc on the Rutherford County community. The complaint, filed in federal court in Tennessee, alleges that the named opiate drug manufacturers and distributors and their agents deliberately and repeatedly violated federal and state law by widely and falsely promoting highly addictive opioids as safe and necessary, all the while concealing the true risks of the drugs. [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…]