Annika K. Martin Named Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs in GM Air Conditioning Defects Litigation

Annika K. Martin Named Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs in GM Air Conditioning Defects Litigation

On April 11, 2018, Judge Matthew F. Leitman of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan issued an order appointing Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin as Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs in the consumer fraud class action lawsuit against General Motors Company in federal court on behalf of all persons who purchased or leased certain GM vehicles equipped with an allegedly defective air condition system. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Speak at Women En Mass

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Speak at Women En Mass

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Annika K. Martin spoke at the 2017 Women En Mass (WEM) conference at the St. Regis Aspen Resort in Colorado. Now in its fifth year, Women En Mass invites female mass tort attorneys from across the U.S. to an annual retreat to discuss issues specific to women in the legal realm, “from the boardroom to the courtroom.” [Read more…]

Annika K. Martin Co-Editor-in-Chief & Steering Committee Liaison for Sedona Conference’s Newly Released FRCP 34 Primer

Annika K. Martin Co-Editor-in-Chief & Steering Committee Liaison for Sedona Conference’s Newly Published FRCP 34 Primer

The Sedona Conference announces the release of its Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 34 Primer, for which Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin served as Co-Editor-in-Chief and Steering Committee Liaison. The Primer discusses the changes and amendments to Rule 34 that were part of changes to the Federal Rules that became effective as of December 1, 2015. [Read more…]

The Revolution of Predictive Coding and ESI Protocol in Legal eDiscovery

Predictive Coding and ESI Protocol in Legal eDiscovery

Lieff Cabraser partner Annika K. Martin has written an in-depth review of predictive coding in legal eDiscovery for Trial Magazine. In an industry where time is precious, the utilization of innovative learning technologies that are novel in the field of litigation serves as a different way for lawyers to handle their cases in a more cost-effective, accurate, and timely manner. One such type of software approach is known as predictive coding. [Read more…]