Benchmark Litigation has named Lieff Cabraser partners Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Kelly M. Dermody to its Top 250 Women in Litigation 2020 listing. Benchmark Litigation, touted as “the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” covers the United States, Canada and Mexico – is now in its thirteenth year of publication. The publication also named Elizabeth Cabraser as a Top 20 Trial Lawyer in California for 2020.
As noted by Benchmark, the women on the list “have earned their place amongst the leading female litigators by participating in some of the most impactful litigation matters in recent history as well as by earning the hard-won respect of their peers and clients.”
Elizabeth was named for her work on securities and product liability & recall class actions while Kelly was selected for her work on employment discrimination class actions and consumer fraud cases.
Congratulations to both Elizabeth and Kelly on this prestigious recognition!
About Elizabeth Cabraser
Co-founder of Lieff Cabraser, Elizabeth Cabraser is one of the nation’s leading class action litigators, 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, and currently serves in leadership positions in several of the nation’s highest profile civil cases, including a solo leadership role in the VW “Clean Diesel” Emissions case, and co-lead positions in the GM ignition switch defect and Takata defective airbag cases, the Fiat Chrysler Jeep Dodge diesel emissions fraud litigation, the Generic Drugs Pricing antitrust litigation, and the National Prescription Opiates litigation.
About Kelly M. 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 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.