In a year where one-third of the list is comprised of women lawyers, we are delighted to report that Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody have once again been selected for the Lawdragon 500, the “Leading Lawyers in America” for 2016. Following up on her “Legends” distinction in last year’s 10th anniversary listing, Elizabeth scores her 11th consecutive placement on Lawdragon’s list, while Kelly’s 2016 nod brings her total to 8. Congratulations, Elizabeth and Kelly!
About Elizabeth Cabraser
A name partner and co-founder of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Ms. Cabraser chairs the firm’s personal injury and environmental litigation practice groups. One of the nation’s leading class action litigators and possessing unparalleled expertise in complex civil litigation, she has served as court-appointed lead, co-lead, or class counsel in scores of federal multi-district and state coordinated proceedings. Today, she serves in court-appointed leadership positions in several of the nation’s highest profile civil cases, such as VW “Clean Diesel” Emissions case, GM ignition switch defect, and Takata defective airbag litigation.
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.