The National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) has published a profile of Kelly Dermody, Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office and Chair of the firm’s employment practice group. Serving on the NAWJ’s Resource Board since 2005 and co-chair from 2009 to 2011, Kelly also served as co-chair of NAWJ’s 2010 Annual Conference Friends Committee. At the 2012 NAWJ Annual Conference, she moderated a panel discussion on judicial independence entitled “We Can Do It! Fighting Back to Protect Judicial Independence.”
The profile highlights Kelly’s commitment to judicial independence, further demonstrated by her active role in having organized the Informed Voters/Fair Judges Project, a program dedicated to educating the public about the importance of an independent judiciary, as well as her membership in NAWJ’s Judicial Independence Committee.
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.