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Kelly Dermody to Speak at Berkeley Law’s Worldwide #MeToo Movement Conference

Kelly Dermody to Speak at Berkeley Law’s Worldwide #MeToo Movement Conference

Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody will speak at The World Wide #MeToo Movement: Global Resistance to Sexual Harassment and Violence Conference, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the UC Berkeley School of Law. Kelly will moderate a panel discussing “The Role of Non-Disclosure Agreements” in sexual misconduct cases. Panelists include legal experts in the fields of equality, discrimination, and human rights.

Jointly presented by Berkeley Law Executive Education and the Berkeley Comparative Equality & Anti-Discrimination Law Study Group, The World Wide #MeToo Conference will feature legal scholars, practitioner-experts, and other specialists from around the world who come together to examine the systemic issues that permit sexual harassment and to explore creative solutions that have been developed across the globe to address the problem via the tools of comparative law.

Other panel topics include “The Role of the General Counsel and the Board in Addressing Harassment,” “Workplace Investigations: A Global Comparison,” “The Role of Litigation in Finding Solutions to Harassment,” “The Role of Law Reform in Finding Solutions to Harassment,” “Harassment in Schools and Universities,” “Looking at Harassment through Multiple Lenses (Race, Disability, Sexual Orientation),” “The Role of Social Media,” “Precarious Work, Structural Inequality and #MeToo.”

See the full Worldwide #MeToo Movement Conference agenda here.

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 GoogleMicrosoft, 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.