The editorial staff of the California Daily Journal have named Lieff Cabraser partner Michael W. Sobol, along with Eric Gibbs of the Gibbs Law Group and Eve Cervantez of Altshuler Berzon, as 2019 California Lawyer of the Year award recipients for their work on the In re Anthem Data Breach Litigation. The annual CLAY Awards are considered by the California legal community as one of the most prestigious awards, given to “outstanding attorneys whose extraordinary work has had a major impact on the law.” [Read more…]
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…]
This week U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner held that employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc, whose personal information was exposed in last year’s well publicized data breach may bring claims against Sony for its alleged failure to take reasonable steps to secure the information.
The Practising Law Institute (PLI) presents its 20th Annual Consumer Financial Services Institute Seminar in various locations, which will focus on the different consumer financial services and products that influence the legal industry. Lieff Cabraser attorney Michael W. Sobol will be speaking in New York on April 6, while Lieff Cabraser attorney Roger N. Heller will be speaking in Chicago on April 27. Both attorneys will serve on distinguished panels, discussing class action developments and settlements. Panelists will touch upon the topics of Dart Cherokee, the Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices Law (UDAP), and class settlement jurisprudence.
Lieff Cabraser attorneys Michael Sobol, David Stellings, and Roger Heller have been named finalists for the 2012 Trial Lawyer of the Year Award presented by Public Justice for their outstanding accomplishments in the bank overdraft fee litigation, along with other members of the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in the litigation. The award is given to lawyers who win extraordinary verdicts, awards, or settlements for clients in cases with wide-ranging impact. [Read more…]