Richard Heimann - Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP



Richard Heimann
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
275 Battery Street, Suite 3000
San Francisco, CA 94111

(415) 956-1000

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Richard Heimann
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Attorney Profile

(415) 956-1000


Bar Information
Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, 1972; District of Columbia, 1974; California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, 1974; U.S. Supreme Court, 1980; U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 1980; U.S. District Court, District of Hawaii, 1986.

Education
Georgetown University (J.D., 1972), Georgetown Law Journal, 1971-72; University of Florida (B.S.B.A., with honors, 1969).

Prior Employment
Mr. Heimann served as Deputy District Attorney and Acting Assistant District Attorney for Tulare County, California, 1974-75; Assistant Public Defender in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1972-74.
Awards
"Northern California Super Lawyer," Law & Politics, 2004-2008; The Best Lawyers in America, 2007-2009.

Publications & Articles
Panelist, Securities Law Roundtable, California Lawyer, April 2007; Co-Author, “Preliminary Issues Regarding Forum Selection, Jurisdiction, and Choice of Law in Class Actions,” December 1999.

Litigation Experience
As a private civil law attorney, Mr. Heimann has tried over 30 civil jury cases, including complex cases such as the successful FPI/Agretech and Edsaco securities class action trials. In April 2002 in the Edsaco case, a federal jury in San Francisco, California returned a $170.7 million verdict against Edsaco Ltd., which included $165 million in punitive damages.

Member
State Bar of California; Bar Association of San Francisco.

About Lieff Cabraser
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP is a fifty-plus attorney law firm that has represented plaintiffs nationwide since 1972. We have offices in San Francisco, New York and Nashville. We represent plaintiffs in class and group actions and in individual lawsuits in cases involving substantial losses. For the last six years, the National Law Journal has selected Lieff Cabraser as one of the top plaintiffs' law firms in the nation.