The legal publication The Recorder has named Lieff Cabraser as a recipient for its 2015 Litigation Department of the Year awards in the category of Labor and Employment Law.
The awards recognize California litigation practices that delivered standout results on their clients’ most critical matters. The Recorder editors sifted through 176 nominations looking for decisive victories at trial or on appeal. They considered the degree of difficulty, dollar value and importance of each matter to the client; the depth and breadth of the practice; and the use of innovative approaches.
“We are honored to be recognized by The Recorder as one of the top employment practice groups in California,” stated Kelly M. Dermody, the managing partner of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office and chair of the firm’s employment practice group. “Our lawyers are committed to fighting for the rights of employees in California and nationwide. We strive to make lasting change in company practices while also remedying the harms suffered by our clients. We are proud to have assisted our clients in ensuring that their employers implement hiring, pay, promotion, and evaluation practices that are fair and transparent across all variety of industries and all levels of employment.”
Lieff Cabraser’s nationally recognized employment lawyers are litigating many of the most significant and challenging employment class action lawsuits in our nation today, including gender and race discrimination cases against Fortune 100 firms, overtime pay lawsuits across industries, ERISA claims on behalf of employees and retirees for pension plan abuses, and the ground-breaking class action against Apple, Google, Intel and others that challenges practices suppressing the pay of technical, creative, and other salaried employees.
Lieff Cabraser also represents employee whistleblowers who challenge wrongdoing by their employers. The firm’s whistleblower cases have challenged a wide variety of government fraud, including overcharges to Medicare, military units, and federally-funded education programs.