Lawdragon legal magazine has published its annual listing of the 500 “Leading Lawyers in America,” which includes Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Kelly M. Dermody, Eric Fastiff, and Richard Heimann. Selected from a combination of editorial research by Lawdragon staff, law firm submissions, and other online nominations, the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers list is a mark of distinction in the legal profession across a wide range of practice areas. The 2019 list, Lawdragon’s 14th such edition, reflects a record-breaking, 40 percent representation of women. [Read more…]
The National Law Journal (NLJ) has named Lieff Cabraser partner Eric B. Fastiff a 2018 “Plaintiffs’ Law Trailblazer.” The second annual Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers listing is a special supplement profiling individual lawyers who “make their mark” across various aspects of plaintiffs’ work: “While many of those recognized come at the negotiation and strategic planning processes from different angles, each has shown a deep passion and perseverance in pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable successes along the way,” the NLJ explains. [Read more…]
A new bill seeking to curb enforcement of U.S. class action lawsuits is facing opposition from antitrust groups, including the Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws (COSAL). The measure, H.R. 985 – Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2017, is currently under review by the Senate Judiciary Committee after being passed by the House on a 220-201 vote March 9. The bill would add preconditions for class actions and complex litigation cases. [Read more…]
Congratulations to Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Eric B. Fastiff, and Annika K. Martin, Lieff Cabraser partners named as 2017 “Leaders in the Field” by Chambers USA. These three attorneys will be included in the publication’s ranking tables in Chambers USA Guide 2017, which will be published in May. [Read more…]
We are proud to announce that in its second annual publication focusing on the California’s plaintiff bar, legal publication the Daily Journal has selected Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Eric B. Fastiff, along with 23 other California plaintiff lawyers as “attorneys making a difference far beyond the lives of their clients…. [lawyers who] used their legal skills to forge real and lasting change.” [Read more…]
Lieff Cabraser attorneys selected as California Lawyers of the Year for antitrust case against Bayer over anticompetitive pricing of the blockbuster antibiotic drug Ciproflaxacin, sold as Cipro
California Lawyer has selected Lieff Cabraser partners Eric Fastiff, Brendan Glackin, and Dean Harvey as recipients of its 20th annual California Lawyer Attorneys of the Year (CLAY) Award. The prestigious award is given to lawyers whose work had a significant impact in the preceding year. The team was recognized for their outstanding work on In re Cipro Cases I & II, JCCP 4154/4220, a case that led the California Supreme Court to resoundingly endorse the rights of consumers to challenge pharmaceutical “pay-for-delay” settlements under California competition law.
In a significant ruling defining the scope of U.S. antitrust laws in our global economy, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the criminal convictions of AU Optronics ("AUO"), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Displays ("TFT-LCDs"), and its wholly-owned subsidiary AU Optronics Corporation of America ("AUOA") for fixing the prices of TFT-LCDs imported and sold in the U.S. in violation of the Sherman Act. TFT-LCDs are used in flat-panel televisions as well as computer monitors, laptop computers, mobile phones, personal digital assistants, and other devices.