Today, Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody will be co-moderating a panel on “Class Action Issues” at the Complex Courts Symposium at The Westin San Jose in San Jose, California from 5:15-6:30pm. The panel will cover topics on active discovery management, statistical analysis and anecdotal evidence at certification, judicial review of settlements, and class issues at trial.
The co-moderator is Thomas Mayhew of Farella, Braun & Martel, and the featured panelists are The Honorable Kim Garlin Dunning, Presiding Judge for the Superior Court of Orange County, The Honorable Maren E. Nelson of Los Angeles County Superior Court, and Judge John Shepard Wiley Jr. of the Los Angeles County Superior Court.
The Complex Courts Symposium offers an annual series of workshops for California attorneys litigating in the Complex Courts of the Superior Courts of California. Complex Court judges from across the state will discuss current issues on a variety of topics, including complex litigation best practices. This year’s Symposium is sponsored by the Santa Clara County Bar Association with generous co-sponsorship by Northern California law firms helping underwrite the costs of the Symposium.
About Kelly Dermody
The Chair of Lieff Cabraser’s employment practice group and Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Kelly M. Dermody specializes in class and collective actions on behalf of plaintiffs in employment and consumer cases, including gender discrimination cases against Google, Microsoft, and Goldman Sachs. Her additional case work includes 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.