Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

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Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP 

Size of Organization: 64
Year Established: 1972
Web Site: http://www.lieffcabraser.com

Telephone: 415-956-1000
Facsimile: 415-956-1008



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Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, is a sixty-plus attorney, has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell, founded in 1972 with offices in San Francisco, New York and Nashville. Lieff Cabraser has a diversified practice, successfully representing plaintiffs in the fields of personal injury and mass torts, securities and investment fraud, employment discrimination and unlawful employment practices, product defect, antitrust, consumer protection, aviation, environmental and toxic exposure, 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 $42 billion in verdicts and settlements for clients, plus an additional $206 billion in the multi-state tobacco litigation. Fifteen cases were resolved for over $1 billion; another 30 cases resulted in verdicts or settlements in excess of $100 million.

In the 2010 edition of its annual list of the top plaintiffs' law firms, The National Law Journal again selected Lieff Cabraser. 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." Lieff Cabraser is one of only two plaintiffs' law firms in the United States to receive this honor for the last eight years.

In September 2010, U.S. News and Best Lawyers recognized Lieff Cabraser as one of the best law firms in the nation. The publications undertook a comprehensive review of the U.S. legal profession, examining 8,782 law firms in 81 practice areas. Lieff Cabraser received a national Tier 1 ranking in the practice area of Mass Torts Litigation/Class Actions - Plaintiffs. Lieff Cabraser was one of only 22 plaintiffs' law firms nationwide to receive this ranking.



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Jordan Elias, June 17, 2014
The United States Supreme Court today denied R.J. Reynolds' petition for a writ of certiorari in the federal Engle progeny litigation, along with petitions in nine state-court Engle progeny cases.

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Todd A. Walburg, June 10, 2014
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Kristen Law Sagafi, May 23, 2014
On May 6, 2014, I testified before the California Senate Judiciary Committee in support of Senate Bill 1188, which would restore an important protection for consumers. Sponsored by state Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson, the bill ensures that consumers can hold manufacturers accountable for producing...






 

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