On Thursday, November 21st, 2019, Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody will moderate “Own the Moment (a conversation between genders)” — a frank, provocative, and constructive educational presentation with male managing partners and law practice leaders on strategies for male leaders and allies to help advance gender equity and cultivate positive cultures for all genders. Panelists include Nathan Sabri of Morrison & Foerster LLP, Brian Rocca of Morgan Lewis Bockius, David Lucero of Veritas, Steven Taylor of Keker, Van Nest & Peters, and Vidhya Prabhakaran of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. [Read more…]
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…]
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 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…]
The Bar Association of San Francisco’s Paralegal Section has announced its 2016 awards, including two Lieff Cabraser staff members. [Read more…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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.
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.