Two Lieff Cabraser partners will be presenting at the 2016 National Consumer Law Center’s (NCLC) Consumer Rights Litigation Conference (CRLC) October 20-23, 2016 in Anaheim, California. This marks the 25th year of the conference for consumer attorneys. Rachel Geman and Roger N. Heller from Lieff Cabraser will both be in attendance. Ms. Geman will be a featured panelist at the “Bringing Your First (or Next) Credit Discrimination Case” discussion, while Mr. Heller will be participating in the “The Rules They Are A-Changing: How the Amendments to Rule 23 and Rule 26 Have and Will Affect Class Action Practice” panel. [Read more…]
The National Consumer Law Center (“NCLC”) has awarded Lieff Cabraser partner Roger Heller the prestigious Partners Council 2015 Rising Star Award. Heller works on behalf of consumers harmed by the deceptive business practices of such major U.S. corporations as Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Apple, and AT&T. [Read more…]
Roger Heller has been selected by Law360 as a 2015 “Rising Star” in the field of consumer protection. The publication cited Heller’s “pivotal role” in securing a wealth of favorable results for plaintiffs challenging deceptive banking and consumer product practices, including a $203 million reinstated class action penalty against Wells Fargo Bank NA, earning him a place among Law360’s top three consumer protection attorneys under 40.
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.
The online legal publication Law360 has selected Lieff Cabraser Partner Roger Heller as a 2014 Rising Star for his stellar work as a litigator in the field of consumer law. Law360 selected 163 attorneys under the age of 40 for the 2014 Rising Stars award from a pool of over 1,000 nominations.
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…]