Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
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Embarcadero Center West, 275 Battery Street, 29th Floor
San Francisco, California
(San Francisco Co.)
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About this office:
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, is a sixty-plus attorney, AV-rated law firm founded in 1972 with offices in San Francisco, New York and Nashville. We have a diversified practice, successfully representing plaintiffs in the fields of personal injury and mass torts, securities and financial fraud, employment discrimination and unlawful employment practices, product defect, consumer protection, antitrust and intellectual property, environmental and toxic exposures, False Claims Act, and human rights. Our clients include individuals, classes or groups of persons, businesses, and public and private entities.
Lieff Cabraser has served as court-appointed Plaintiffs' Lead or Class Counsel in state and federal coordinated, multi-district, and complex litigation throughout the United States. With co-counsel, we have represented clients across the globe in cases filed in American courts.
Lieff Cabraser is among the largest firms in the United States that only represent plaintiffs. Described by The American Lawyer as “one of the nation's premier plaintiffs' firms,” Lieff Cabraser enjoys a national reputation for professional integrity and the successful prosecution of our clients' claims. We possess sophisticated legal skills and the financial resources necessary for the handling of large, complex cases, and for litigating against some of the nation's largest corporations. We take great pride in the leadership roles our firm plays in many of this country's major cases, including those resulting in landmark decisions and precedent-setting rulings.
Lieff Cabraser has litigated and resolved thousands of individual lawsuits and hundreds of class and group actions, including some of the most important civil cases in the United States over the past three decades. We have assisted our clients recover over $91 billion in verdicts and settlements. Twenty-two cases were resolved for over $1 billion; another 37 cases resulted in verdicts or settlements at or in excess of $100 million.
The National Law Journal has recognized Lieff Cabraser as one of the nation's top plaintiffs' law firms for eleven years and we are a member of its Plaintiffs' Hot List Hall of Fame. In compiling the list, The National Law Journal examines recent verdicts and settlements and looked for firms “representing the best qualities of the plaintiffs' bar and that demonstrated unusual dedication and creativity.”
U.S. News and Best Lawyers have selected Lieff Cabraser as a national “Law Firm of the Year” each year the publications have given this award to law firms. For 2011-2012, we were recognized in the category of Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. For 2013, the publications selected our firm as the nation's premier plaintiffs' law firm in the category of Employment Law – Individuals. For 2014, we have been again recognized in the category of Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions – Plaintiffs. Only one law firm in each practice area receives the “Law Firm of the Year” designation.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
The representation of plaintiffs in individual, group and class actions in the fields of personal injury and mass torts, securities fraud, antitrust, consumer protection, product defect, employment discrimination and unlawful employment practices, aviation, environmental and toxic exposure and civil and human rights cases in federal and state courts throughout the United States.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Why California Proposition 46 Will Save Patient Lives and Cut Health Care Costs
Robert J. Nelson, October 8, 2014
The number of persons killed by preventable medical errors each year in the U.S. is shockingly high. Fifteen years ago, the Institute of Medicine released a report on patient safety called To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System. The report estimated that 98,000 patients died each year as a...
Abuse and Fraud by Private Correctional Service Contractors Reported
Robert J. Nelson, August 27, 2014
Abuses by private correctional service contractors of non-violent probationers is a growing problem, according to numerous media reports. These probationers have typically committed low-level offenses, such as failing to pay traffic tickets, driving without proof of insurance, shoplifting, or...
Year Established: 1972