Wendy Fleishman Elected to AAJ Board of Governors

Wendy Fleishman Elected to AAJ Board of Governors

Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy R. Fleishman has recently been elected to the Board of Governors of the American Association for Justice (AAJ). Fleishman also serves as a leader of the AAJ’s Women’s Caucus. Promoting a fair and effective justice system, AAJ’s mission is to support the representation of those injured by the harmful misconduct and negligence of others.

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Annika K. Martin Re-Elected To Leadership Role of AAJ Class Action Group

Annika K. Martin Re-Elected To Leadership Role of AAJ Class Action Group

Lieff Cabraser attorney Annika K. Martin has been re-elected to a second term as Co-Vice Chair of the American Association for Justice’s Class Action Litigation Group (CALG). Promoting a fair and effective justice system, AAJ’s mission is to support the representation of those injured by the harmful misconduct and negligence of others. The Class Action Litigation Group creates a forum for attorneys to share ideas, discovery, and litigation strategies, allowing AAJ members to network and work collaboratively on class action cases.

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Lexi Hazam Elected Vice Chair of AAJ Torts

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Lieff Cabraser attorney Lexi J. Hazam was elected Vice Chair of the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts (STEP). Promoting a fair and effective justice system, AAJ’s mission is to support the representation of those injured by the harmful misconduct and negligence of others. STEP is a section of the association, which focuses on pharmaceutical toxic effects, medical devices, pesticides, consumer products, industrial pollution, and other environmental damages.

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Lieff Cabraser Attorney Mark Chalos Named Chair of National Justice Organization’s Education Committee, Re-Elected to State Organization’s Board of Governors

Mark Chalos Named Chair of American Association for Justice Education Committee

Mark P. Chalos, Managing Partner of the Nashville office of the national plaintiffs’ law firm Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, has been named chair of the Public Education Committee for the American Association for Justice – a national organization which promotes a fair and effective civil justice system.

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Mark Chalos Appointed to AAJ Public Education and Public Affairs Committees

Mark Chalos Appointed to AAJ Public Education and Public Affairs Committees

Lieff Cabraser attorney Mark P. Chalos was recently appointed as Chair of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Public Education Committee and Member of the AAJ Public Affairs Committee. The Public Education Committee works on initiatives promoting knowledge of America’s civil justice system and trial bar mission. The Public Affairs Committee gives advice on policy options, tactics, and strategies with regard to trial lawyer matters.

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Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Chosen for AAJ 2015 Leadership Academy

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Chosen for AAJ 2015 Leadership Academy

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Wendy R. Fleishman and Lexi J. Hazam have been chosen by the American Association for Justice for inclusion in their 2015 Leadership Academy. An initiative of AAJ’s Diversity Committee, the Leadership Academy selects 12 plaintiff trial lawyers from different backgrounds and practice areas to develop their leadership roles within AAJ through workshops, training sessions, and conventions.

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Annika K. Martin Discusses Issue Class Certification Under Rule 23(c)(4) at the AAJ Winter Convention

Annika Martin Discusses Issue Class Certification

Lieff Cabraser attorney Annika K. Martin will be one of the distinguished speakers on the Litigation At Sunrise (CLE) panel, set to take place Tuesday, February 24 at the American Association for Justice (AAJ) 2015 Winter Convention. The convention will take place in Palm Springs, CA at the Desert Springs JW Marriott Resort & Spa from February 21-25, 2015. Martin will be headlining a talk entitled "An Introduction to Issue Class Certification Under Rule 23(c)(4)."

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Public Justice and AAJ Contest Dismissal of Big-Pharma Fraud Case

Public Justice and AAJ Contest Dismissal of Big-Pharma Fraud Case

Public Justice (represented by Lieff Cabraser) and the American Association for Justice today filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit urging the reinstatement of civil RICO claims that Sanofi-Aventis profited from a scheme to market and sell its antibiotic Ketek by falsely representing the drug’s safety — and concealing its risk of severe liver damage — from the FDA, doctors, and purchasers.

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