LOS ANGELES, January 23, 2023 – Proskauer, a leading international law firm, is delighted to announce that Litigation partners Bart H. Williams and Manuel F. Cachán have been named as 2023 Leaders of Influence: Minority Attorneys by the Los Angeles Business Journal. This honor recognizes leading lawyers for their professional achievements, community leadership, milestones and notable accomplishments over the past year.
Among their most notable accomplishments in the past 18 months, Bart and Manuel recently secured two decisive victories for Monsanto in cases brought by individuals claiming Roundup caused their non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The juries rejected the claims and returned complete defense verdicts.
A five-time recipient of this award, Bart is one of the nation’s most sought after trial lawyers and serves as head of Proskauer’s Los Angeles office. He has served as lead counsel for numerous companies in bet-the-company litigation, and acted as counselor and trial lawyer for Fortune 500 corporations in a variety of industries: media and entertainment, banking and financial services, technology, pharmaceutical and private equity. Outside of the courtroom, Bart has been heavily involved in his community, serving as the founding co-chair of the Board of Advisors of the Los Angeles Metropolitan Debate League and a member of Proskauer’s Diversity Task Force.
Manuel is an experienced trial lawyer and co-head of the Trial Practice Group at Proskauer, whose practice covers a wide array of complex civil litigation matters as well as counselling services to leading national and international corporations. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Public Counsel, the nation’s largest provider of pro bono legal services, and is the outgoing President of the Association of Business Trial Lawyers – Los Angeles chapter.
Read more in the Los Angeles Business Journal: 2033_Minority-Attorneys_opt-2.pdf (labusinessjournal.com)
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