Lieff Cabraser’s Sexual Abuse & Gender Violence Cases

Evangelical Church Abuse Cases

Lieff Cabraser is investigating widespread reports of adult and child sexual abuse in evangelical churches, Southern Baptist churches, as well as several different so-called Mega Churches.

Commercial Airline Sexual Assault

Lieff Cabraser is investigating multiple allegations of passenger-to-passenger sexual assault on commercial airplines, where airline employees do nothing to help and even suppress reports of the incidents.

University of Michigan Sexual Abuse

In May 2020, Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin was appointed as Plaintiffs’ Interim Co-Class Counsel in the University of Michigan / Dr. Robert E. Anderson sexual abuse litigation.

Hotchkiss School Lawsuit

We represent former students in sexual abuse lawsuits against The Hotchkiss School in Connecticut alleging ritual sexual hazing as well as rape by proctors and teachers.

Huntington Hospital Abuse Allegations

We represent plaintiffs alleging that Dr. Patrick Sutton at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, California engaged in improper sexual conduct with multiple female patients.

Rockefeller Hosp. Child Sexual Abuse

Lieff Cabraser is investigating widespread reports of sexual exploitation and abuse of child patients by Dr. Reginald Archibald at the Rockefeller University Hospital in New York dating back as far as the 1950s.

Maret School Child Sexual Abuse

We are investigating reports of student sexual abuse by Maret School teachers occurring against the alleged background of a no-boundaries and no-accountability culture at the school for decades.

Devereux Health Child Sexual Abuse

Lieff Cabraser represents six individuals and a putative class of thousands of other children across the U.S. in a sexual abuse class action against Devereux Foundation and QualityHealth Staffing, LLC

NCAA Athlete Sexual Abuse

Lieff Cabraser represents three former student-athletes and one current student-athlete in a sexual abuse class action lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA).

Lieff Cabraser’s Concluded Sexual Abuse & Gender Violence Cases

NY Hospital Obstetrician Sexual Abuse

We resolved an action against a major New York Hospital and an obstetrician/gynecologist who had sexually abused his pregnant patients during obstetrical and gynecological examinations.

School Locker Room Illegal Recording

Lieff Cabraser successfully resolved a case on behalf of 32 school children who were videotaped undressing in their school locker room, achieving a $1.28 million jury verdict for the plaintiffs and their families.

Humane Society Truth Reconciliation Project

The US Humane Society announced the details of a Reconciliation Process for the benefit of all employees and volunteers that includes advisory input from Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody.

#metoo work in Employment Discrimination

Lieff Cabraser is handling multiple gender discrimination employment cases, several of which involve sexual assault and violence occurring in the workplace.

USC/Tyndall Student Sexual Abuse

Lieff Cabraser was co-counsel in the class action on behalf of student women sexually abused by gynecologist George Tyndall at USC that led to a $215 million settlement and sweeping reforms at USC.