Wendy Fleishman Appointed Vice-Chair of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee of ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

Wendy Fleishman Appointed Vice-Chair of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee of ABA Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section

Lieff Cabraser partner Wendy R. Fleishman has been appointed Vice-Chair of the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Bioscience General Committee of the American Bar Association Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section (TIPS). The Section is a primary source of knowledge and leadership nationwide on trial practice and critical issues of justice that involve tort and insurance law. [Read more…]

Sarah London to Speak at American Association for Justice’s Annual Mass Torts Seminar

Sarah London to Speak at American Association for Justice’s Annual Mass Torts Seminar

Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London will be speaking at the American Association for Justice’s (AAJ) annual mass torts seminar, “Everything You Want to Know About Mass Torts (But Are too Afraid to Ask),” at the San Diego Convention Center on Friday, July 26, 2019. Sarah will be discussing the basics of Mass Tort Litigation in a presentation entitled “MDL 101.” The seminar will feature some of the nation’s leading mass tort litigators who will provide a comprehensive view of the critical aspects and nuances of litigating mass tort cases. [Read more…]

Lexi Hazam Featured as Distinguished Panelist at ABA CLE Program on Class Actions & Mass Torts

Lexi Hazam Mass Torts

Lieff Cabraser partner Lexi J. Hazam will be speaking as a featured panelist at the American Bar Association’s 4th Annual Western Regional CLE Program on Class Actions and Mass Torts on June 16, 2017 in San Francisco. Ms. Hazam will be discussing “Discovery Following the 2015 Federal Rules Amendments: What Does Proportionality Mean in the Class Action and Mass Tort Contexts?” [Read more…]

Anne Shaver Speaks at 11th Annual Class Action and Mass Torts Seminar

Anne Shaver Speaks at 11th Annual Class Action and Mass Torts Seminar

The Consumer Attorneys of California, College of Trial Arts, and San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association have joined together to present the 11th Annual Class Action and Mass Torts Seminar. Lieff Cabraser partner Anne B. Shaver will be speaking at this seminar today at the Parc 55 Hotel in San Francisco, California. Ms. Shaver will be discussing “Challenges to Class Waivers in Arbitration Clauses in Employment Agreements Under Section 7 of NLRB.” [Read more…]

Mark Chalos Discusses Emerging Issues in Mass-Tort MDLs at Duke Law Conference

Mark Chalos Discusses Emerging Issues in Mass-Tort MDLs at Duke Law Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Mark P. Chalos will be participating in an invitation-only conference on Emerging Issues in Mass-Tort MDLs to be held by the Duke Law Center for Judicial Studies on October 27-28, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia. Mr. Chalos will be on the first panel, titled “Extent of Fiduciary Co-Lead Counsel’s and PSC’s Responsibility to All Plaintiffs.” Each panel will consist of two judges and three practitioners or experts who will engage in active interaction and discussion on the topic at hand. [Read more…]

Wendy Fleishman Featured at Mass Torts Judicial Forum

Wendy Fleishman Featured at Mass Torts Judicial Forum

Lieff Cabraser attorney Wendy R. Fleishman will be speaking at the Mass Torts Judicial Forum presented by HB Litigation Conferences on April 15, 2016 at The Roosevelt Hotel in New York. Ms. Fleishman will be a featured speaker on the panel titled “Settling Strategies for MDLs: Getting Started, Setting Values and Overcoming Obstacles.” [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Recognized in 2015 Edition of Best Law Firms

2015 Best Law Firms 2015

U.S. News & Best Lawyers published their 2015 Best Law Firms book this month. Lieff Cabraser is proud to be selected again as the “Law Firm of the Year” in the category of Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. This represents the fifth consecutive year that U.S. News & Best Lawyers have recognized Lieff Cabraser as a national “Law Firm of the Year.”

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