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…]

American Progressives Band Together For Resistance In The Trump Era

American Progressives Band Together For Resistance In The Trump Era

As many as five million people nationwide attended the Women’s March on January 21. The following week, 175,000 individuals showed up at airports and public squares protesting the Muslim travel ban, with 50,000 more standing forth in other similar protests by early March. Around 150,000 people are regularly attending their congressional representatives’ town halls or appearing at “Resist Trump” Tuesday events. [Read more…]

How Lawyers Can Be Good Allies: A Strategic Engagement Conference

Kelly Dermody, Lieff Cabraser partner

[Guest Post to the California Civil Rights Coalition website by Kelly Dermody, Managing Partner of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office and chair of the firm’s Employment practice group]

“Around 4:00 a.m. on November 9, I knew something fundamentally had changed. Our civic institutions, impartial judiciary, fair elections, and rule of law had been openly mocked and undermined. [Read more…]