Fabrice Vincent Reappointed as Co-Chair of American Bar Association’s Class Actions Committee

Fabrice Vincent Reappointed as Co-Chair of American Bar Association’s Class Actions Committee

We are delighted to announce that Lieff Cabraser partner Fabrice N. Vincent has been reappointed Co-Chair of the American Bar Association’s Class Actions & Derivative Suits Litigation Committee. Over 1,600 attorneys strong, the Class Actions and Derivative Suits Committee consists of numerous plaintiff and defense bar practitioners, corporate counsel, and academicians interested in class actions and shareholder derivative suits. [Read more…]

CFPB Proposal to Regulate Arbitration Agreements

CFPB Proposal to Regulate Arbitration Agreements Results in Pushback from Consumer Finance Industry

On October 7, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced its proposal to regulate the aggressive use of arbitration agreements in consumer financial services contracts and “give consumers their day in court.” These consumer financial services include: bank accounts, private student loans, credit cards, auto loans, money transfer services, small dollar or payday loans, and installment loans. [Read more…]

Jonathan Selbin to Speak at ABA Conference on Class Actions

Jonathan Selbin To Speak ABA Conference On Class Actions

On October 22, 2015, Lieff Cabraser attorney Jonathan D. Selbin will participate in a panel discussion at the American Bar Association’s 19th Annual National Institute on Class Actions in New Orleans. The panel discussion is entitled: "You Have a Choice, Picayune-‘Consumer Rip-offs’ or ‘No-Injury Class Actions.’ Either Way, Does a Legal Claim Exist?"

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Mark Chalos Discusses Rule 23 Class Cases on Liability and Injury

Mark Chalos Discusses Rule 23 Class Cases on Liability and Injury

The Southern Trial Lawyers Association presents its 27th Annual Conference Wednesday, February 11 through Sunday, February 15 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel in New Orleans. Lieff Cabraser attorney Mark P. Chalos will be speaking about Rule 23 class cases on liability and injury at the February 12 panel. The conference will also include panel discussions on topics such as: how to obtain and handle cases, storytelling through witness examination, damages, the positive and negative aspects of litigation, and product liability.

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