Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody will be speaking Thursday, April 28th in Chicago, Illinois at the Corporate Counsel College meeting, an annual program is designed “specifically for in-house counsel and their trusted outside advisors.”
The Corporate Counsel College is designed to be an interactive and dynamic learning experience that takes advantage of the vast knowledge and experience of panelists, in-house corporate counsel, and outside counsel attendees. While each session will follow a slightly different format, panelists and moderators will share their experiences and what they learned. The moderators will engage the audience and panel members in a spirited and educational discussion about the issues, sometimes posing hypothetical situations to stimulate further discussion.
Ms. Dermody will be participating as part of a plaintiffs attorney panel, providing the defense lawyer gathering with insight into “What is the other side thinking?” This panel of high-profile lawyers who primarily represent the interests of plaintiffs in litigation will discuss what they see on the litigation horizon in the next five years, including the future of class actions and mass tort litigation, the impact of the global economy on future litigation practice, how the recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure may impact discovery, and how technology will redefine litigation practice as we know it.
About Kelly Dermody
The Chair of Lieff Cabraser’s employment practice group and Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Ms. Dermody supervises many of the most significant and challenging employment lawsuits in our nation today, including cases challenging gender and race discrimination by top Wall Street, Silicon Valley, and Fortune 100 firms; wage suppression claims against technology, healthcare, and academic institutions; overtime and lost pay lawsuits for low-wage workers, I/T professionals, and foreign nationals working for American corporations; and ERISA claims that she has tried on behalf of employees and retirees for pension plan abuses.