Lieff Cabraser Statement on Gorsuch Nomination

Lieff Cabraser Statement on Gorsuch Nomination

Lieff Cabraser believes deeply in the Constitution, in its framework for the operation of government, and the rights and protections it provides all people in our Country. We also honor and respect the role the Supreme Court plays in assuring the checks and balances of government and in safeguarding those rights and protections. [Read more…]

Supreme Court to Hear Fair Housing Act Case Bank of America v. City of Miami, Florida

U.S. Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court agreed in mid-2016 to review Bank of America Corp. v. City of Miami and Wells Fargo & Co. v. City of Miami, cases hinging on standing under the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. 3604 et seq., that seek to hold major U.S. banks accountable for their allegedly illegal and discriminatory conduct during the housing crisis and its aftermath. Lieff Cabraser and co-counsel represent the City of Miami and submitted our brief to the Supreme Court. [Read more…]

Supreme Court Unanimously Upholds “Implied Certification” Liability in False Claims Act Cases

U.S. Supreme Court

In an important and unanimous opinion in Universal Health Services, Inc. V. United States et al. Ex Rel. Escobar et al., the Supreme Court has upheld the “implied certification” theory of federal False Claims Act (FCA) liability. Thus, liability under the FCA does not require that a defendant certified compliance with a law or rule that is an express condition of payment from a government program. [Read more…]