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Elizabeth J. Cabraser
Elizabeth J. Cabraser
Partner
San Francisco
Practice Areas Include: Consumer Protection
International and Human Rights
Personal Injury/Torts
Defective Products
Securities and Financial
E-Mail: ecabraser@lchb.com
Phone: (415) 956-1000
Fax: (415) 956-1008
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Bar Information
  Admitted to practice in California (1978); California Supreme Court (1978); U.S. Supreme Court (1996); U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (1978), Eastern District of California (1979), Central District of California and Southern District of California (1992); U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit (2000), Third Circuit (1994), Fifth Circuit (1992), Sixth Circuit (1992), Seventh Circuit (2001), Ninth Circuit (1979), Tenth Circuit (1992) and Eleventh Circuit (1992); U.S. Tax Court (1979); and U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii (1986).
Education
  Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California (J.D., 1978); University of California at Berkeley (A.B., 1975).
Awards & Honors
 

University of San Francisco School of Law Public Interest Law Foundation "Award For Public Interest Excellence," 2007; “Northern California Super Lawyer,” Law & Politics, 2004-2007; “Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyer,” Law & Politics, 2005-2007; “Top 50 Female Northern California Super Lawyer,” Law & Politics, 2005-2007; “50 Most Influential Women Lawyers in America,” The National Law Journal, 1998 & 2007; “Top 100 Lawyers,” California Daily Journal, 2002-2007; “Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiffs' Lawyers,” Lawdragon, Winter 2007; “Top Women Litigators in California,” The San Francisco and Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2007;  “100 Most Influential Lawyers in America,” The National Law Journal, 1997, 2000 & 2006; “Top 75 Women Litigators,” California Daily Journal, 2005-2006; “Best Lawyer,” Best Lawyers in America, 2006; Distinguished Leadership Award, Legal Community Against Violence, 2006; Women of Achievement, Legal Momentum (formerly the NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund), 2006; “Top 30 Securities Litigator,” California Daily Journal, 2005; “Top 50 Women Litigators,” California Daily Journal, 2004; Citation Award, University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall, 2003; “Top 30 Women Litigators,” California Daily Journal, 2002; Distinguished Jurisprudence Award, Anti-Defamation League, 2002; “Top Ten Women Litigators,” The National Law Journal, 2001; “California Law Business Top 100 Lawyers,” California Daily Journal, 1998-2000; Matthew O.  Tobriner Public Service Award, Legal Aid Society, 2000; Presidential Award of Merit, Consumer Attorneys of California, 1998; “Lawyers of the Year,” California Lawyer, 1998; Public Justice Achievement Award, Trial Lawyers for Public Justice, 1997.

Publications
  Author, "The Manageable Nationwide Class: A Choice-of-Law Legacy of Phillips Petroleum Co. v. Shutts," University of Missouri- Kansas City Law Review, Volume 74, Number 3, Spring 2006; Co-Author, with Fabrice N. Vincent, “Class Actions Fairness Act of 2005,” California Litigation, Vol. 18, No. 3 (2005); Editor-in-Chief, California Class Actions Practice and Procedures (2003); co-author, "Decisions Interpreting California's Rules of Class Action Procedure," Survey of State Class Action Law, updated and re-published in 5 Newberg on Class Actions (ABA 2001-2004); co-author, "Mass But Not (Necessarily) Class: Emerging Aggregation Alternatives Under the Federal Rules," ABA 8th Annual National Institute on Class Actions, New York (Oct. 15, 2004), New Orleans (Oct. 29, 2004); co-author, "2004 ABA Toxicology Monograph-California State Law," (January 2004); "Human Rights Violations as Mass Torts: Compensation as a Proxy for Justice in the United States Civil Litigation System"; co-author, with Fabrice N. Vincent, "Ethics and Admissibility: Failure to Disclose Conflicts of Interest in and/or Funding of Scientific Studies and/or Data May Warrant Evidentiary Exclusions," Mealey's December Emerging Drugs Reporter (December 2002); co-author, with Fabrice N. Vincent, "The Shareholder Strikes Back: Varied Approaches to Civil Litigation Claims Are Available to Help Make Shareholders Whole,"Mealey's Emerging Securities Litigation Reporter (September 2002); Coordinating Editor and co-author of California section of the ABA State Class Action Survey (2001-02); "Unfinished Business: Reaching the Due Process Limits of Punitive Damages in Tobacco Litigation Through Unitary Classwide Adjudication," 36 Wake Forest Law Review 979 (Winter 2001); "Symposium: Enforcing the Social Contract through Representative Litigation," 33 Connecticut Law Review 1239 (Summer 2001); "Equity for the Victims, Equity for the Transgressor: The Classwide Treatment of Punitive Damages Claims," 74 Tulane Law Review 2005 (June 2000); "Class Action Trends and Developments After Amchem and Ortiz," in Civil Practice and Litigation Techniques in Federal and State Courts (ALI-ABA Course of Study 1999); Contributor/Editor, Moore's Federal Practice (1999); "Life After Amchem: The Class Struggle Continues," 31 Loyola Law Review 373 (1998); "Recent Developments in Nationwide Products Liability Litigation: The Phenomenon of Non-Injury Products Cases, the Impact of Amchem and the Trend Toward State Court Adjudication," Products Liability (ABA February 1998); Contributor/Editor, California Causes of Action (1998); "Beyond Bifurcation: Multi-Phase Structure in Mass Tort Class Actions," Class Actions & Derivative Suits (Spring 1997); "The Road Not Taken: Thoughts on the Fifth Circuit's Decertification of the Castano Class," SB24 ALI-ABA 433 (1996); "Getting the Word Out: Pre-Certification Notice to Class Members Under Rule 23(d)(2)," Class Actions & Derivative Suits Newsletter (October 1995); "Mass Tort Class Action Settlements," 24 CTLA Forum 11 (Jan./Feb. 1994); "Do You Know the Way from San Jose? The Evolution of Environmental and Toxic Nuisance Class Actions," Class Actions & Derivative Suits (Spring 1994); "An Oracle of Change? Realizing the Potential of Emerging Fee Award Methodologies for Enhancing The Role and Control of Investors in Derivative and Class Action Suits," Principles of Corporate Governance (ALI October 1994); "How To Streamline Complex Litigation: Tailor a Case Management Order to Your Controversy," 21 The Brief 12 (ABA/TIPS Summer 1992); "The Applicability of the Fraud-On-The-Market Theory to Undeveloped Markets: When Fraud Creates the Market," 12 Class Action Reports 402 (1989); "Mandatory Certification of Settlement Classes," 10 Class Action Reports 151 (1987).
Member
  Council, American Law Institute; Advisor, American Law Institute International Jurisdiction and Judgments Project; California Constitution Revision Commission, 1993-1996; National Center for State Courts Mass Tort Conference Planning Committee; Northern District of California Civil Justice Reform Act (CJRA) Advisory Committee, and Advisory Committee on Professional Conduct; Lawyer Delegate, Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, 1992-1995; Bar Association of San Francisco (Past President, Securities Litigation Section; Board of Directors); American Bar Association (Litigation Section and Committee on Class Actions and Derivative Suits; Co-Chair, Committee on Mass Torts); Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC); Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit; Association of Trial Lawyers of America (ATLA); ATLA Women Trial Lawyers Caucus; California Women Lawyers; Association of Business Trial Lawyers; Bay Area Lawyers for Individual Freedom; ABA National Institute on Class Actions (Organizer/ Participant, 1997-2000).
  
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