Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly Dermody is speaking today on the panel “Social Movements and the Important Role of Senior Executives and Founders in Diversity & Inclusion, and Racial and Gender Equality” at the International Forum of Senior Executive Advisers 2021 Virtual Conference.
The International Forum of Senior Executive Advisors Conference is open to professional advisors, from senior executives and founders, including lawyers, tax advisers, HR professionals, executive coaches and related specialists. The conference brings experts from all over the world to discuss issues commonly faced by international senior executives and founders. particularly during these times of global crisis, disruption and opportunity.
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 civil rights, employment, and consumer cases, including gender discrimination cases against Google, KPMG, and Goldman Sachs. 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. In 2020, Kelly led the team that successfully challenged the Trump Administration’s improper withholding of CARES Act stimulus funds from incarcerated Americans, leading to the release and distribution of $1.5 billion in stimulus funds, in what may be the single largest recovery for a targeted class from a single lawsuit in history.