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ADL Recognizes Kelly Dermody With Distinguished Jurisprudence Award

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On December 16, 2014, the Anti-Defamation League recognized Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody with its Distinguished Jurisprudence Award at a gala luncheon in San Francisco. The award celebrated Dermody's leadership and dedication to serving the public interest, improving access to justice, and ensuring that the rights of historically disenfranchised persons are protected.

Dean Harvey Speaks at ABA Business Torts & Civil RICO Committee Town Hall Meeting

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The American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Antitrust Law Business Torts & Civil RICO Committee (BTCR) presents a Town Hall Meeting on December 15, 2014. Lieff Cabraser attorney Dean M. Harvey will be featured as a panelist in a discussion about the committee's mission, leadership, and volunteer opportunities.

Law360 Recognizes Kelly Dermody as Employment Law MVP

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Law360, a subsidiary of LexisNexis, has named Lieff Cabraser attorney Kelly M. Dermody as one of the top six employment lawyers in the nation and designated her an "Employment MVP" for 2014. As Law360 explains, the award honors "elite attorneys" who have had outstanding "successes in high-stakes litigation, record-breaking deals and complex global matters."

Nicole Sugnet Appointed to the Board of Governors of California Women Lawyers

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Lieff Cabraser would like to congratulate Nicole D. Sugnet on her recent appointment to the Board of Governors of California Women Lawyers (CWL), the statewide bar association for women in law.

Marc Pilotin Elected to Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California

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We at Lieff Cabraser would like to congratulate Marc A. Pilotin on his recent election to the Board of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU-NC).

Heather Wong Elected to the Board of Governors of the Consumer Attorneys of California

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Congratulations to Lieff Cabraser attorney Heather H. Wong for being newly elected to the Board of Governors of the Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC).

ADL to Honor Kelly Dermody with Distinguished Jurisprudence Award

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Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, proudly congratulates our partner Kelly M. Dermody for her selection by the Anti-Defamation League to receive its Distinguished Jurisprudence Award.

Lieff Cabraser Attorney Katherine Lubin Benson Appointed to East Bay Community Law Center Board of Directors

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Lieff Cabraser would like to congratulate attorney Katherine Lubin Benson on her appointment to the Board of Directors of the East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC).

Lieff Cabraser Named "Plaintiff Powerhouse" By Benchmark Litigation

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Benchmark Litigation, a publication of the UK-based Legal Media Group (which also produces Institutional Investor), has published its 2015 profile of U.S. law firms - "the eighth annual edition... [of] the definitive guide to America's leading litigation firms and attorneys." Although the publication focuses primarily on defense firms, we received the highest ranking for law firms with California offices and the second highest ranking for law firms with New York offices. The comments about our firm include "nationally known and respected," "plaintiff powerhouse," and "hardest working and ethical."

Takata Airbag Recall FAQ

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Numerous automakers have been recalling millions of vehicles this year, mostly manufactured prior to 2009, as a result of the defective airbags made by Japanese supplier Takata Corporation. In November 2014, federal safety regulators expanded the Takata airbag recall, requesting all automakers to conduct a national recall of affected vehicles.

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