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…]

Sarah London Addresses Challenges to Pacific Fertility Clinic Egg and Embryo Failures Lawsuit

Sarah London Addresses Challenges to Pacific Fertility Clinic Egg and Embryo Failures Lawsuit

On Wednesday June 5, 2019, Prelude Fertility Inc., the parent company of San Francisco-based Pacific Fertility Center, asked U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley to dismiss the proposed class action lawsuit accusing Pacific Fertility of negligently allowing patients’ stored eggs and embryos to be destroyed in a cryogenic tank failure. The defendants seek dismissal of the suit on procedural grounds, that the patients improperly lumped claims together in the suit against it and a related but separate entity, Pacific MSO LLC. [Read more…]

Sarah R. London Speaks at Bridgeport Class Action Litigation & Management Conference

Sarah London speaks at 2019 Bridgeport Class Action Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah London speaks today at the “Bridgeport Class Action Litigation & Management Conference” at The Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles. At this year’s event, which includes both plaintiff and defense panelists, Sarah will discuss various cases pending before the Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court that will affect class action litigation.
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Lieff Cabraser Attorneys to Speak at HarrisMartin’s Upcoming Southern California Wildfires & Mudslide Litigation Conference

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys to Speak at HarrisMartin’s Upcoming Southern California Wildfires & Mudslide Litigation Conference

Multiple Lieff Cabraser attorneys will be participating in HarrisMartin’s Southern California Wildfires and Mudslide Litigation Conference on May 8, 2018 at The Ritz-Carlton in Marina del Ray, California. [Read more…]

Sarah London Speaks on Trial-Focused Discovery at Annual ABA Litigation Conference

Sarah London Speaks on Trial-Focused Discovery at Annual ABA Litigation Conference

Today, Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London spoke at the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation’s Annual Conference at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero in San Francisco, California. Ms. London presented on a panel entitled “Trial-Focused Discovery: You Don’t Always Get What You Want, But Get What You Need.” [Read more…]

Sarah London Selected for CAOC’s 2017 Leadership Academy

Sarah London Selected for CAOC’s 2017 Leadership Academy

Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London has been chosen by the Consumer Attorneys of California for inclusion in their 2017 Leadership Academy. Ms. London was one of a handful of lawyers selected for the program from a pool of applicants across the nation to learn skills and techniques aimed at becoming progressive leaders in the CAOC, as well as within their professional settings and communities. [Read more…]

Sarah London Moderates “Real Talk About Trial Experiences” Panel at CAOC 2016 Convention

Sarah London Moderates Panel at CAOC 2016

Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London will be moderating the panel discussion “Real Talk About Trial Experiences” at the 55th annual Consumer Attorneys of California convention in San Francisco this weekend. The panel, which takes place during the 3:30-5:00 p.m. session Saturday November 12th, will cover topics including How to Deal with a Stinging Defeat, The Futility of Prediction, Proving Your Case Creatively on the Fly, and Polarizing Issues in Jury Selection. [Read more…]

Sarah London to Discuss Trial Skills for Women in Products Liability Litigation

Sarah London to Discuss Trial Skills for Women in Products Liability Litigation

Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London will be speaking at the American Bar Association’s November 3rd education symposium titled “Women in Products Liability 2016 Annual Regional CLE” in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Topics covered in this program include substantive law, trial skills, and ethics. [Read more…]

Sarah London Named Executive Committee Member of AAJ’s Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts

Sarah London Named Executive Committee Member of AAJ’s Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts

Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London has been appointed as an Executive Committee Member of the American Association for Justice’s Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts (STEP). Ms. London has been active in the AAJ on an ongoing basis, including in many litigation-specific groups. [Read more…]

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Recognized as Consumer Attorney of the Year Finalists

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Recognized as Consumer Attorney of the Year Finalists

The Consumer Attorneys of California (“CAOC”) announced this year’s finalists for the organization’s two major member awards, Consumer Attorney of the Year and Street Fighter of the Year.

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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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Stephen Cassidy and Sarah London Elected to Consumer Attorneys Board

Stephen H. Cassidy and Sarah R. London

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Stephen Cassidy and Sarah London have been elected to the Board of Governors for 2012 of the Consumer Attorneys of California’s At Large Board of Governors. The CAOC seeks justice for all by preserving and protecting the constitutional right to trial by jury for all consumers, promoting changes to California law, promoting the civil justice system, and upholding the integrity and excellence in the legal profession.