Kelly Dermody Named to National Law Journal’s Inaugural List of Employment Law Trailblazers

Kelly Dermody Named to National Law Journal’s Inaugural List of Employment Law Trailblazers

We are proud to announce that the National Law Journal has chosen Lieff Cabraser partner, Kelly Dermody, for its inaugural list of “Employment Law Trailblazers.” With the emergence of the #MeToo era, this new award category highlights lawyers who “have been right in the middle of these sexual harassment cases and others who have been fighting for fairness through gender and race discrimination suits, wrongful termination and more.” [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser Named to The NLJ’s Inaugural List of Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar

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We are proud to announce that the National Law Journal has chosen Lieff Cabraser founding partner, Elizabeth Cabraser, for its inaugural list of “Elite Women of the Plaintiffs Bar.” This new recognition category celebrates women lawyers who “have consistently excelled in high-stakes matters on behalf of plaintiffs over the course of their careers.” [Read more…]

National Law Journal Recognizes Lieff Cabraser Attorneys as 2018 Litigation Trailblazers

National Law Journal Recognizes Lieff Cabraser Attorneys as 2018 Litigation Trailblazers

The National Law Journal (subscription) has named its 2018 Litigation Trailblazers, a list that includes Lieff Cabraser partners Richard M. Heimann and Kelly M. Dermody. Heimann and Dermody are featured in the NLJ’s 2018 Litigation Trailblazers special edition, which discusses their “pioneer spirit,” past successes, and ongoing case work. [Read more…]

National Law Journal Names Lieff Cabraser as Finalists for Three 2018 “Elite Trial Lawyers” Awards

National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers Nominations

Elizabeth Cabraser also selected as a finalist for the NLJ’s inaugural ‘Elite Women of the Plaintiffs’ Bar’ award

We are pleased to announce that the National Law Journal has named Lieff Cabraser as finalists for the 2018 NLJ Elite Trial Lawyers awards in the categories of Mass Tort, Environmental Protection, and Privacy/Data Breach. This is the first time these awards have been given since 2016. [Read more…]

National Law Journal Names Eric Fastiff a “Plaintiffs’ Law Trailblazer”

National Law Journal Names Eric Fastiff a “Plaintiffs’ Law Trailblazer”

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…]

Elizabeth Cabraser Receives National Law Journal’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Elizabeth Cabraser, Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein

The National Law Journal has announced this year’s selections for its Lifetime Achievement Awards, and we are delighted to announce that Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser is among the three honorees. “How do you measure a lifetime of success in the law,” the NLJ asks, and Elizabeth Cabraser is a perfect answer to the question. The Journal notes it is honoring three attorneys who “live their commitment to the law inside and outside of their offices,” mentoring other lawyers, serving on boards, and working pro bono publica. [Read more…]

Elizabeth Cabraser Named a 2017 Energy and Environmental Law Trailblazer by National Law Journal

Elizabeth Cabraser Named a 2017 Energy and Environmental Law Trailblazer by National Law Journal

The National Law Journal has named Lieff Cabraser founding partner Elizabeth Cabraser a 2017 Energy and Environmental Law Trailblazer. Editor Richard Caruso notes that each of the 2017 award recipients “has shown a deep passion and perserverance in the pursuit of their mission, having achieved remarkable success along the way.” [Read more…]

National Law Journal Names Lieff Cabraser as One of Nine 2016 “Elite Trial Lawyer” Firms

National Law Journal Names Lieff Cabraser as One of Nine 2016 “Elite Trial Lawyer” Firms

The National Law Journal has selected Lieff Cabraser for its 2016 “Elite Trial Lawyers” list in the category of Class Action. The Elite Trial Lawyers award recognizes “law firms that achieved high-dollar recoveries for clients and that did some of the most creative and significant work on the plaintiffs side.” Lieff Cabraser was a co-winner for Class Action with the Cohen Milstein firm. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Named as Finalists in 2016 Elite Trial Lawyers Feature

Lieff Cabraser Named as Finalists in 2016 Elite Trial Lawyers Feature

The National Law Journal has chosen Lieff Cabraser as “Elite Trial Lawyers” Finalists in the categories of Class Action and Employment for 2016. This honorable distinction recognizes “law firms that achieved high-dollar recoveries for clients and that did some of the most creative and significant work on the plaintiffs side.” Only thirty-five firms were selected as finalists, and Lieff Cabraser is one of only three to be chosen as finalists in more than one category. [Read more…]

National Law Journal Names Lieff Cabraser to 2016 Plaintiffs’ Hot List

National Law Journal Names Lieff Cabraser to 2016 Plaintiffs' Hot List

In its annual spotlight on the plaintiffs’ bar, The National Law Journal has selected Lieff Cabraser as one of the twelve top plaintiffs’ law firms in the nation for 2016. The award marks the fourteenth year that the NLJ has named Lieff Cabraser to its Hot List awards. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Founder Robert L. Lieff Inducted into National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame

Robert Lieff Inducted Into Elite Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame

We are proud to announce that Robert L. Lieff, founder and Of Counsel to Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, has been selected for induction into The National Law Journal Elite Trial Lawyers Hall of Fame at a ceremony tonight at the Plaza Hotel in New York. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Achieves Two of Nation’s Largest 2014 Jury Verdicts

Lieff Cabraser Achieves Two of Nation's Largest 2014 Jury Verdicts

The National Law Journal has named two verdicts achieved by Lieff Cabraser trial lawyers to its list of the Top Verdicts of 2014. Both trials occurred in federal court in Florida as part of the so-called Engle cases, the Florida class action filed against the cigarette companies in 1994.

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National Law Journal Highlights Growing Role of Women Lawyers in Mass Tort Litigation

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Photo: Lieff Cabraser attorneys (left to right) Sarah London, Lexi Hazam, Paulina do Amaral, and Annika K. Martin at the 2014 Women En Mass conference in Colorado.

The legal industry at the partnership level across all practice areas predominantly consists of male lawyers. According to the National Association of Women Lawyers, only 17 percent of partners at the nation’s largest 200 firms are female.

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National Law Journal Recognizes Elizabeth Cabraser As Litigation Trailblazer

National Law Journal Recognizes Elizabeth Cabraser As Litigation Trailblazer

The National Law Journal has named Lieff Cabraser attorney Elizabeth J. Cabraser to its inaugural list of Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers. Fifty of the nation’s top litigators were chosen based on their “remarkable successes” as well as “deep passion and perseverance in pursuit of their mission.”

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