Morris  Ratner

Morris Ratner - Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

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

(415) 956-1000


Morris Ratner
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

Attorney Profile

(415) 956-1000

Bar Information
Admitted to practice in California, 1991; District of Columbia, 1999; New York, 2000; U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Second, Third, Sixth and Ninth Circuits.

Harvard University (J.D., cum laude, 1991); Phi Beta Kappa; Stanford University (B.A., with distinction, 1988).

Contributing Author: Holocaust Restitution: Perspectives on the Litigation and its Legacy, Michael Bazyler and Roger P. Alford, Editors, New York University Press (2006), paperback (2007); Contributing Author, California Class Actions Practice and Procedures (Elizabeth J. Cabraser, Editor-in-Chief, 2003); "Factors Impacting the Selection and Positioning of Human Rights Class Actions in United States Courts: A Practical Overview," 58 New York University Annual Survey of American Law 623 (February 2003); "The Settlement of Nazi-Era Litigation Through the Executive and Judicial Branches," 20 Berkeley Journal of International Law 212 (No. 1, March 2002).

Faculty Appointments
Harvard Law School, Visiting Lecturer on Law for Winter Term 2009, teaching "Holocaust Litigation" (

Stanford University, History Department (guest lecturer, June 2008, re Holocaust-era litigation); UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall (guest lecturer, 2007, re legal ethics); Columbia Law School (guest lecturer, 2004, re Holocaust litigation); New York University School of Law (guest panelist, 2003, re developments in international law).

State Bar of California; State Bar of New York; Bar of the District of Columbia; 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.

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