February 6, 2024 — Press Release

BOSTON – Prominent civil litigator Elizabeth J. Cabraser has joined the Board of Directors of the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC). 

Nationally renowned for representing consumers in complex civil litigation and class action lawsuits, Cabraser is a partner at Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, based in San Francisco. 

“Elizabeth possesses phenomenal expertise and wisdom about the consumer litigation landscape and for decades has shown an extraordinary commitment to economic fairness and access to justice for all people,” said Richard Dubois, executive director of the National Consumer Law Center. “In addition, she’s a skilled community builder dedicated to strengthening the consumer law network and fostering a new generation of advocates focused on protecting low-income consumers. I couldn’t be more thrilled that she is joining the NCLC board.”

Dubbed “a pillar of the plaintiffs’ bar” by the National Law Journal, Cabraser has been a partner at Lieff Cabraser since 1981. One of the nation’s most accomplished plaintiff’s attorneys, she represents clients harmed by financial and consumer fraud, anti-competitive practices, harmful drugs and products, and illegal employment practices. In 2019, NCLC recognized her career accomplishments with its Vern Countryman Award, consumer law’s most prestigious honor. For more than 10 years, she has chaired NCLC’s Partners Council, which supports and advises NCLC to ensure that it has the resources needed to advance economic justice.

“NCLC is a powerful force for economic justice and consumer protection, from policy analysis to litigation, and has long provided indispensable expertise and resources to consumer advocates,” said Cabraser. “I’ve been privileged to support the work of the NCLC on the Partners Council and at conferences for many years. Joining the Board is an honor and an exciting opportunity to contribute to NCLC’s continued strength and enduring impact.”

NCLC’s board of directors is a voluntary board, which includes representatives from the private bar and clients from the communities NCLC serves.


Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, with over 125 attorneys in offices in San Francisco, New York, Nashville, and Munich, Germany, is an internationally recognized law firm committed to advancing the rights of investors and promoting corporate responsibility. Repeatedly recognized as a “Plaintiffs’ Powerhouse” by Law360, Lieff Cabraser has litigated some of the most important civil cases in the United States, and has assisted clients in recovering over $129 billion in verdicts and settlements. For over 50 years, Lieff Cabraser has remained committed to ensuring access to justice for all.

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