Lieff Cabraser Profiled by Law360 as Class Action Group of the Year

Lieff Cabraser Profiled by Law360 as Class Action Group of the Year

Law360 has published an in-depth profile on Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP after previously recognizing the firm as a 2019 Class Action Group of the Year. Law360’s piece highlights Lieff Cabraser’s commitment to battling moneyed corporations on behalf of consumers and winning big.  [Read more…]

Law360 Names Lieff Cabraser a Class Action Practice Group of the Year

Law360 Names Lieff Cabraser a Class Action Practice Group of the Year

Law360 has announced the winners of its 2018 Practice Group of the Year awards, selecting Lieff Cabraser for Practice Group of the Year in the category of Class Action Law. This distinguished recognition honors “law firms behind the litigation wins and major deals that resonated throughout the legal industry.” This is the fourth time in four years our firm has received the Practice Group of the Year designation. [Read more…]

Court Says Fitbit Gameplaying Around Arbitration Efforts Could Lead to Contempt

Court Says Fitbit Gameplaying Around Arbitration Efforts Could Lead to Contempt

Fitbit may be facing civil contempt charges for what U.S. District Judge James Donato says is “gamesmanship” after the company leveraged an arbitration agreement to shrink the class action lawsuit over alleged deficiencies in its heart rate monitors then quit the arbitration when the plaintiff didn’t like its settlement offer (hearing transcript). As reported by Law360, Judge Donato had directed Fitbit and the arbitrator to determine whether 12 plaintiffs’ claims about the Fitbit devices, which consistently mis-record heart rates, particularly during the vigorous exercise for which many consumers purchase the devices, should be heard in open and fair court or just in closed arbitration. [Read more…]

Law360 Profiles “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” Elizabeth Cabraser

Law360 Titan of Plaintiffs Bar Profile on Elizabeth Cabraser

Law360 has published an in-depth profile on Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser, named a 2018 “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar.” Last given in 2014, the “Titans of the Plaintiffs Bar” awards recognize lawyers who “not only excel in the courtroom in large-scale litigation, but also take on leadership roles at their firms.” [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser Named a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” by Law360

Elizabeth Cabraser Named a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” by Law360

Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth J. Cabraser has been selected by Law360 as a “Titan of the Plaintiffs Bar” for 2018. The publication named 10 plaintiffs’ attorneys who have “strategically shaped outcomes, acted as champions to their clients, and won massive settlements,” a list that includes Ms. Cabraser, who achieved outstanding success in the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” emissions fraud litigation. [Read more…]

Three Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Selected for Law360’s Practice Group Editorial Advisory Boards

Three Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Selected for Law360’s Practice Group Editorial Advisory Boards

Law360 has chosen three Lieff Cabraser attorneys to serve on its Editorial Advisory Boards for 2018. Partner Phong-Chau Nguyen will work on the Environmental Editorial Advisory Board, partner Michael Miarmi on the Securities Editorial Advisory Board, and partner Lexi Hazam will serve on the Product Liability Editorial Advisory Board. [Read more…]

Lexi Hazam Weighs in with Law360 on Product Liability Cases to Watch in 2018

Law360 Report: Product Liability Cases To Watch In 2018

Law360 reports on product liability cases to watch in the year 2018, highlighting cases of national interest with potential impact on millions of Americans. The review includes cases in which Lieff Cabraser plays a prominent role, and Law360 spoke directly with Lieff Cabraser’s Lexi Hazam. [Read more…]

Law360 Profiles Michael Sobol as a 2017 MVP for Cybersecurity and Privacy

Law360 Selects Michael Sobol as 2017 MVP for Cybersecurity and Privacy

Law360 has named Lieff Cabraser partner Michael W. Sobol a 2017 MVP for Cybersecurity and Privacy. Mr. Sobol is one of over 100 attorneys across 38 practice areas who have “distinguished themselves from their peers by securing hard-earned successes in high-stakes litigation, complex global matters and record-breaking deals.” [Read more…]

Law360 Names Lieff Cabraser a “2017 California Powerhouse” for Litigation

Law360 Names Lieff Cabraser a "2017 California Powerhouse" for Litigation

Law360 has named Lieff Cabraser to its 2017 list of “California Powerhouse Law Firms,” one of only six firms to be so recognized and the only plaintiffs’ firm on the list. The selection includes an in-depth profile of Lieff Cabraser published today that highlights our case work on the nationwide Volkswagen diesel emissions litigation, as well as the massive 2015-2016 Porter Ranch gas leak in Southern California as well as the seminal Cipro antitrust case, for which the firm’s antitrust team won a 2017 antitrust enforcement award from the American Antitrust Institute. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Named “California Powerhouse” Law Firm by Law360

Lieff Cabraser Named "California Powerhouse" Law Firm by Law360

Law360 has named Lieff Cabraser to its 2017 list of “California Powerhouse Law Firms.” One of just six firms so honored, and the only plaintiffs’ firm on the list, Lieff Cabraser is the smallest “powerhouse” to be recognized. This recollects Law360’s 2016 nationwide “Best Firms for Litigation” listing, where our firm held its own to be ranked in the Top 50 Firms for Litigation alongside firms as much as 20 or more times its size. [Read more…]

Law360 Rising Star Profile: Lieff Cabraser’s Jason Lichtman

Law360 Rising Star Profile: Lieff Cabraser’s Jason Lichtman

Law360 has published an in-depth profile of Lieff Cabraser partner Jason L. Lichtman, named a Law360 Rising Star for 2017 for Consumer Protection. The profile highlights Mr. Lichtman’s most significant cases as well as his overall career “of standing up for the little guy,” including litigation against Samsung over exploding washing machines and against British Airways over accusations the airline duped passengers with inflated fuel surcharges. [Read more…]

Law360 Rising Star Profile: Lieff Cabraser’s Lin Chan

Law360 Rising Star Profile: Lieff Cabraser’s Lin Chan

Law360 has published an in-depth profile of Lieff Cabraser partner Lin Y. Chan, named a Law360 Rising Star for 2017 for Competition. The profile highlights Ms. Chan’s biggest case to date (illegal non-compete agreements over the blockbuster antibiotic Cipro), where she gets her motivation, how she became a competition and antitrust attorney, and the advice she would give to young attorneys striving to be successful in the law. [Read more…]

Law360 Names Lin Chan and Jason Lichtman Rising Stars for 2017

Law360 Names Lin Chan and Jason Lichtman Rising Stars for 2017

We are delighted to announce that Law360 has selected two Lieff Cabraser attorneys as Rising Stars for the year 2017. Lieff Cabraser partner Lin Y. Chan has been selected as one of Law360’s Competition Rising Stars for 2017, and Jason L. Lichtman has been selected as a Consumer Protection Rising Star for 2017. [Read more…]

Law360 Mid-Year Report: Product Liability

Law360 Mid-Year Report: Product Liability

In its mid-year roundup of significant product liability cases, Law360 highlights cases of national interest with impact on potentially millions of Americans, including several cases in which Lieff Cabraser is playing a leading role. These include the Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler “dirty diesel” emissions cases, as well as injury lawsuits involving Johnson & Johnson talcum powder products that have been linked to ovarian cancer. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Join Law360 2017 Editorial Advisory Boards

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Join Law360 2017 Editorial Advisory Boards

Lieff Cabraser partner Michael Miarmi has been named to Law360’s 2017 Securities Editorial Advisory Board, and Lieff Cabraser partner Jason Lichtman has been selected for the publication’s 2017 Privacy/Consumer Protection Editorial Advisory Board. Mr. Miarmi and Mr. Lichtman will join other members of the advisory board to provide feedback on Law360’s coverage of news, decisions, and trends and provide insight on how best to shape future reporting. [Read more…]

Focus On: Law360 Privacy Group Of The Year Lieff Cabraser

Focus On: Law360 Privacy Group Of The Year Lieff Cabraser

Law360 has published an in-depth review of Lieff Cabraser’s Digital Privacy and Data Protection practice group, selected by the publication as a “Practice Group of the Year.” As the publication noted, “In the rapidly evolving legal realm of digital privacy, Lieff Cabraser is going up against big names like Google and Facebook in digital privacy class actions and representing plaintiffs in the fallout from headline-grabbing data breaches at companies like Anthem and Sony Pictures Entertainment.” [Read more…]

Focus On: Law360 Consumer Protection Group Of The Year Lieff Cabraser

Focus On: Law360 Consumer Protection Group Of The Year Lieff Cabraser

Law360 has published its in-depth review of Lieff Cabraser’s Consumer Protection practice group, selected by the publication as a “Practice Group of the Year.” As the publication noted, the firm “represented consumers in some of the most high-profile cases of the year, including the Volkswagen litigation where founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser headed the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee, representing the largest known consumer class settlement at $14.7 billion.” [Read more…]