Every year Lieff Cabraser lawyers participate in a summer associate pro bono project organized through the Homeless Advocacy Project (HAP) of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Justice & Diversity Center. This year, under the supervision of Lieff Cabraser attorneys Phong Nguyen and Michael Levin-Gesundheit, Lieff Cabraser summer associates Hope Brinn and Nick Lee developed the factual and legal record to help a local man secure the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits that he deserved and had previously been denied. [Read more…]
Lieff Cabraser partner Phong-Chau G. Nguyen has been selected by the Barristers Club of the San Francisco Bar Association to serve on the Board of Directors for 2019. The mission of the Barristers Club is to foster professional growth, provide opportunities for community service, and serve as an advocate for its members. The Board of Directors determines the Club’s mission, sets policy and procedures to fulfill that mission, and supports the membership in fulfilling the Club’s mission.
Founded in 1927, the Barristers Club is comprised of members of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) in their first ten years of practice, as well as BASF members who are law students. The group seeks to promote fellowship among the newer members of the legal profession and holds numerous CLE seminars, social, and networking events throughout the year.
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…]
The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) has recognized Lieff Cabraser associates Melissa Gardner and Phong-Chau Nguyen as Outstanding Volunteers for their 2016 pro bono work with the organization. The recognition includes their involvement with the JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project. [Read more…]
The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) has selected Lieff Cabraser associates Melissa Gardner and Phong-Chau Nguyen as Outstanding Volunteers for their work in 2015 with the organization, including their involvement with JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project last summer. [Read more…]