Ex-Bernstein Partners Open Mass Tort Firm In NY

Law360, New York (February 1, 2010, 5:55 PM EST) -- Two former Bernstein Liebhard LLP partners have launched a boutique plaintiffs firm in New York, through which they will specialize in mass tort product liability and qui tam cases, while continuing to work with former securities clients.

Eric Chaffin and Roopal Luhana opened Chaffin Luhana LLP in mid-January, and its focus will be representing plaintiffs in mass torts, securities, consumer fraud and whistleblower cases, according to the firm.

The pair have worked together for seven years and together formed Bernstein's mass tort practice.

Chaffin said they...
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