EEOC Issues Landmark Ruling in Transgender Employee Rights Case

EEOC Issues Landmark Ruling in Transgender Employee Rights Case

Today Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP and Transgender Law Center announced a groundbreaking decision in the case Lusardi v. McHugh, pending before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency that enforces U.S. laws against workplace discrimination.

 

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Kelly Dermody Addresses U.S. Naval Group on Equal Rights for Women in the Workplace

Kelly Dermody Addresses U.S. Naval Group on Equal Rights for Women in the Workplace

On March 10, 2015, Kelly M. Dermody, the managing partner of Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office and chair of the firm’s employment practice group, served as the keynote speaker at a celebration of Women’s History Month by the Command Headquarters of the Naval Supply Systems (NAVSUP) in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. Employing a diverse, worldwide workforce of more than 22,500 military and civilian personnel, NAVSUP provides U.S. naval forces with quality supplies and services.

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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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ADL Recognizes Kelly Dermody With Distinguished Jurisprudence Award

ADL Recognizes Kelly Dermody With Distinguished Jurisprudence Award

On December 16, 2014, the Anti-Defamation League recognized Lieff Cabraser partner Kelly M. Dermody with its Distinguished Jurisprudence Award at a gala luncheon in San Francisco. The award celebrated Dermody’s leadership and dedication to serving the public interest, improving access to justice, and ensuring that the rights of historically disenfranchised persons are protected. Lieff Cabraser Managing Partner and ADL New York regional board member Steven E. Fineman introduced and presented the award to Dermody.

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Law360 Recognizes Kelly Dermody as Employment Law MVP

Law360 Recognizes Kelly Dermody as Employment Law MVP

Law360, a subsidiary of LexisNexis, has named Lieff Cabraser attorney Kelly M. Dermody as one of the top six employment lawyers in the nation and designated her an “Employment MVP” for 2014. As Law360 explains, the award honors “elite attorneys” who have had outstanding “successes in high-stakes litigation, record-breaking deals and complex global matters.”

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Elizabeth Cabraser and Kelly Dermody Recognized as Leading California Women Lawyers

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The Daily Journal has named Elizabeth J. Cabraser and Kelly M. Dermody to its list of the 2014 Leading California Women Lawyers. The editors reviewed hundreds of nominations from law firms, public agencies, nonprofits, and universities, and selected 100 litigators based on the criteria that their work has had a broad impact on the legal community and on society at large. Over 80,000 women in California are licensed to practice law.

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