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Final Approval Granted to Historic $235M Settlement with Altria in National JUUL Youth E-Cigarette Predatory Advertising, Addiction and Injury Litigation

On March 14, 2024, U.S. District Judge William Orrick of the Northern District of California issued an order granting final approval to a comprehensive $235 million settlement with Altria in the nationwide JUUL e-cigarette youth vaping predatory advertising, fraud, addiction and injury litigation. Unprecedented in scope, speed, and significance, the global settlement, reached just after plaintiffs concluded

Snowflake Inc. Investors: April 29, 2024 Filing Deadline in Securities Class Action – Contact Lieff Cabraser

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – (March 15, 2024) – National plaintiffs law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP encourages investors in Snowflake Inc. (“Snowflake” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SNOW) who suffered losses from purchasing Snowflake Class A common stock between September 16, 2020 and March 2, 2022, inclusive (the “Class Period”), to contact us immediately

2024-03-15T19:00:26+00:00March 15th, 2024|Securities Fraud|

Kelly Dermody Named “Labor & Employment Litigator of the Year” at 2024 Benchmark Litigation Awards Ceremony

[Left to right, Lieff Cabraser attorneys Emily N. Harwell, Jessica Moldovan, Kelly M. Dermody, and Edward Baker.] Benchmark Litigation, the self-described “definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” held its annual U.S. awards ceremony on Wednesday March 13th, in New York City, where it honored recipients with its 2024 litigation awards. We are pleased to share that

2024-03-14T18:46:34+00:00March 14th, 2024|Awards|

Caitlin Woods to Speak at CAOC Seminar Panel on “Tricky Issues in Sex Abuse/Assault Cases”

On Saturday, March 9, 2024, Lieff Cabraser attorney Caitlin Woods will participate in a panel discussion at the Consumer Attorneys of California Sonoma Travel Seminar on “Tricks for Tricky Issues in Sex Abuse/Assault Cases.” The panel will be moderated by Kelly Van Aken of Kellogg & Van Aken and will also feature Lauren Cerri of

2024-03-11T22:18:33+00:00March 8th, 2024|Firm News|

Xcel Energy Company Admits Faulty Pole May Be To Blame For Deadly Texas Wildfire

As reported by the Daily Mail, Xcel Energy has admitted that its equipment likely played a critical role in sparking the Smokehouse Creek fire, now recognized as the most devastating wildfire in Texas’s recorded history. Since igniting last Monday, the blaze has ravaged over a million acres, claimed the lives of two people, and led

2024-03-08T20:50:28+00:00March 8th, 2024|Fires & Burn Injuries|

Brendan Glackin Participates as Faculty in Practising Law Institute Negotiation Skills Workshop

On March 5, 2024, Lieff Cabraser partner Brendan P. Glackin spoke as part of a Practising Law Institute program on Negotiation Skills. The event, available for both in-person and online attendance, featured Brendan leading a session alongside Jonas Marson from Salesforce. Their presentation, “Strategizing Before a Negotiation,” covered essential preparation techniques, goal setting, and the importance of

2024-03-06T00:48:36+00:00March 6th, 2024|Firm News|

Mark Chalos and Kenny Byrd Featured on Plaintiff Lawyer Panel at Recent Vanderbilt Law School Career Event

This week, Vanderbilt Law School hosted the panel discussion “What is a Plaintiff’s Attorney?” organized by the student group Plaintiffs’ Advocates & Litigation Society (PALS). Lieff Cabraser partners Mark P. Chalos and Kenneth S. Byrd were among the featured panelists, exploring the distinctions between plaintiff-side attorneys and traditional Big Law roles. Panelists addressed what is meant by

2024-03-05T01:38:41+00:00March 4th, 2024|Firm News|