On Thursday, April 15, 2021, Lieff Cabraser partner Sarah R. London will co-moderate a breakout session with the Honorable Samantha Jessner of the Los Angeles Superior Court on “How the Courts Can Promote Equity in the Legal Profession,” at the 2021 National Association of Women Judges (NAWJ) Midyear Meeting. The session will take place on day one of the two-day virtual meeting, where topics will include: “New Ways to Address the Old Problem of Sexual Harassment in the Legal Workplace;” “The New Normal: Professional and Personally;” and “Helping Women Return to the Workforce.”
About the National Association of Women Judges
Since its formation in 1979, NAWJ has inspired and led the American judiciary in achieving fairness and equality for vulnerable populations.
NAWJ’s mission is to promote the judicial role of protecting the rights of individuals under the rule of law through strong, committed, diverse judicial leadership; fairness and equality in the courts; and equal access to justice.
The organization is dedicated to the following ideals:
- Ensuring equal justice and access to the courts for all including women, youth, the elderly, minorities, the underprivileged and people with disabilities
- Providing judicial education on cutting-edge issues of importance
- Developing judicial leaders
- Increasing the number of women on the bench in order for the judiciary to accurately reflect the role of women in the democratic society
- Improving the administration of justice to provide gender-fair decisions for both male & female litigations
About Sarah London
A member of the Consumer Attorneys of California Convention Leadership Committee and a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office, Sarah R. London is a determined, skilled, and experienced advocate for the injured, employees, and consumers. She is experienced in all aspects of trial work, from drafting and arguing motions in limine, opposing Daubert challenges to plaintiffs’ experts and deposing defendants’ experts, and serving as lead trial counsel to writing successful post-trial and appellate briefs. Sarah’s case work involvement includes: the Florida Tobacco litigation, Zofran Infant Injury lawsuits, the Toyota Sudden Acceleration litigation, the Norvir antitrust case, Pacific Fertility Clinic Egg and Embryo Preservation Failures, the Gilead HIV Drug Kidney & Bone Injuries litigation, and the nationwide multidistrict Juul e-cigarette fraud and injury litigation. A 2020 Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers Rising Star for eight consecutive years and 2015 finalist for the Consumer Attorneys of California Streetfighter of the Year Award, Sarah has held multiple leadership positions in CAOC.