Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein


Head Office Address:
275 Battery Street, 29th Fl.
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States

Telephone:+1 415 956 1000
Fax:+1 415 956 1008

Quick facts:

Number of partners: 51
Number of attorneys: 125

Described by the American Lawyer as “one of the nation’s premier plaintiffs’ firms,” Lieff Cabraser is a 125-attorney law firm representing plaintiffs in Antitrust, Consumer Fraud, Employment Discrimination, Mass Tort, Product Defect, Securities and Financial Fraud, and Qui Tam litigation. Our clients include individuals, classes and plaintiff groups, businesses, and public and private entities.

We take great pride in our innovative approach to the practice of law and our firm’s leadership
role in cases resulting in landmark decisions and precedent-setting rulings, including some of the most significant civil cases in the United States over the past 50 years:

  • Attorney General litigation against the tobacco industry in which our clients received
    $42 billion in settlements;
  • settlements valued at over $15 billion in litigation over Volkswagen’s “Clean Diesel”
    emissions fraud affecting nearly 600,000 U.S. vehicles;
  • the High-Tech Employee Antitrust litigation against Apple, Google, Intel, and
    other tech giants resulting in a landmark $435 million settlement, the largest
    employment-setting antitrust recovery in history;
  • the Bank of New York Mellon foreign currency exchange case, which resulted in a
    $504 million payback of overcharges to the bank’s custodial customers;
  • settlements totaling $399 million in California state court litigation charging that
    Bayer and other generic prescription drug manufacturers conspired to restrain
    competition in the sale of the blockbuster antibiotic Cipro;
  • groundbreaking Telephone Consumer Protection Act cases over abusive text
    messages and calls leading to over $440  million in consumer settlements;
  • settlements in the Deepwater Horizon Gulf of Mexico oil spill case against BP and
    Halliburton valued to date at $11.6 billion.

Lieff Cabraser’s attorneys are recognized as some of the most qualified and skilled professionals in their fields, routinely appointed by federal and state courts to serve as leaders in national litigation. The majority of our attorneys are, or have served as, directors and officers of local, state, and national bar organizations, including the American Association for Justice, Public Justice Foundation, Consumer Attorneys of California, Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, and the Bar Association of San Francisco.

has selected Lieff Cabraser as one of the Top 50 law firms nationwide for litigation, including our firm as the first among five elite litigation heavyweights with fewer than 200 attorneys. The American Lawyer named the firm its “Boutique/Specialty Litigation Firm of the Year” for 2021, and Benchmark Litigation named Lieff Cabraser its “California Plaintiff Firm of the Year” for 2021. The New York Law Journal named the firm its “Class Action Litigation Department of the Year” for 2022, and The American Lawyer named Lieff Cabraser its “Boutique/Specialty Litigation Firm of the Year” for 2021. The National Law Journal has named Lieff Cabraser to its “Elite Trial Lawyers” list more than a dozen times.

  • Antitrust
  • Product Liability
  • Securities


Updated Aug 2023