Tiseme Zegeye to Speak on Careers in Litigation at BASF “Careers in Law” Conference

Tiseme Zegeye BASF Careers in law

Lieff Cabraser attorney Tiseme Zegeye will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Careers in Law: Everything You Always Wanted to Know” at the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) on November 1, 2018. The event will feature expert practitioners in the areas of Labor and Employment Law, Appellate Law, Tax Law, and Litigation. Tiseme will be speaking on a panel covering Careers in Litigation. [Read more…]

Dean Harvey and Lin Chan Featured at BASF Antitrust for HR Seminar

Lieff Cabraser Attorneys Featured at BASF Antitrust for HR Seminar

Lieff Cabraser attorneys Lin Y. Chan and Dean M. Harvey spoke at the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Antitrust for HR: No-Poach and Wage Fixing Agreements seminar on January 16, 2018. Ms. Chan moderated the panel, and Mr. Harvey participated in the discussion. [Read more…]

The Bar Association of San Francisco Honors Kelly Dermody for Good Ally Conference

The Bar Association of San Francisco Honors Kelly Dermody for Good Ally Conference

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) will be honoring Lieff Cabraser partner and former BASF President Kelly M. Dermody for her efforts and dedication in coordinating the January 2017 “How To Be A Good Ally” Conference held at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. [Read more…]

Michelle Lamy Speaks at BASF “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Seminar

Michelle Lamy Speaks at BASF “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” Seminar

The Bar Association of San Francisco Paralegal Section presents a Continuing Legal Education seminar titled “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace: Understanding Your Rights in the Age of Tech and Trump” on November 29, 2017 from 12:00pm-1:15pm. Lieff Cabraser paralegal manager Hazel Mottershead will moderate, while attorney Michelle Lamy will be speaking on the panel. [Read more…]

Food From The Bar: Lieff Cabraser Staff Volunteers at SF-Marin Food Bank

Food From The Bar: Lieff Cabraser Staff Volunteers at SF-Marin Food Bank

Last week, Lieff Cabraser staff members, including Hazel Mottershead, Rami Bata, Ali Brilliant, Florencia Cudos, Spencer Griffith, Kewa Jiang, Juliette Kruse, Diamond Lewis, Yenny Lok Ung, and Elizabeth Schneider, volunteered at the SF-Marin Food Bank and helped pack over 27,000 pounds of apples. This marks the 25th anniversary of the annual Food From The Bar special event. [Read more…]

Justice & Diversity Center Receives Largest Cy Pres Award in Its History

Justice & Diversity Center Receives Largest Cy Pres Award in Its History

The Justice & Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco (JDC) has received the largest cy pres award in its history. JDC received $800,000 as part of the conclusion of a settlement of multiple cases filed in California Superior Courts against Providian Financial Corporation. [Read more…]

JDC Selects Lieff Cabraser Associates as Outstanding Volunteers

JDC Selects Lieff Cabraser Associates as Outstanding Volunteers

The Justice & Diversity Center (JDC) of The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) has selected Lieff Cabraser associates Melissa Gardner and Phong-Chau Nguyen as Outstanding Volunteers for their work in 2015 with the organization, including their involvement with JDC’s Homeless Advocacy Project last summer. [Read more…]

Kelly Dermody to Discuss Impact of Implicit Bias on Professional Women

Kelly Dermody to Discuss Impact of Implicit Bias on Professional Women

Lieff Cabraser attorney Kelly M. Dermody will participate in a panel discussion entitled “Implicit Bias: Fact or Fiction?” at the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) on July 28, 2015. The panel will examine implicit bias and whether it explains the lack of women in positions of power and leadership in law firms and corporations. The discussion is presented by BASF’s No Glass Ceiling Task Force. BASF Executive Director Yolanda Jackson will moderate.

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Kelly Dermody Speaks at the Bar Association of San Francisco CLE Panel

Kelly Dermody Speaks at the Bar Association of San Francisco CLE Panel

The Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) presents a CLE panel discussion on "What They Don’t Teach in Law School About How Law Firms Really Work" at the BASF Conference Center on February 23, 2015. Lieff Cabraser attorney Kelly M. Dermody will be one of the distinguished speakers at the event. Topics of discussion will include the different firm models and practice groups, how clients are retained, the common fee arrangements for law firms, and how to succeed in a firm’s internal marketplace.

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