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Shannon Liss-RiordanShannon Liss-Riordan (Jason Doiy / The Recorder)

For some entrepreneurs and investors in Silicon Valley, plaintiffs lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan is Public Enemy No. 1. That’s not likely to change now that Uber Technologies Inc. has agreed to pay at least $84 million to settle her most high-profile case so far.

But like it or not, the lawyer from Boston’s Lichten & Liss-Riordan has managed to shake up the so-called sharing economy—and she isn’t going away.

The case against Uber challenged the ride-sharing company’s policy of treating drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. The April 21 agreement to end the case would resolve claims brought by a certified class of California Uber drivers, and would also resolve a parallel case that Liss-Riordan brought in Massachusetts.

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