Kelly Dermody

Kelly Dermody is Managing Partner of the San Francisco office and chair of the employment practice group at Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP.  Kelly represents employees and consumers in class, collective, and #metoo actions. Kelly currently serves as lead class counsel in five gender discrimination class actions against Fortune 100 firms.  Kelly is a leader in non-profit organizations devoted to serving the public interest, improving access to justice, and ensuring that the rights of historically disenfranchised persons are protected. In 2012, Kelly served as President of the Bar Association of San Francisco. She has been inducted as a Fellow in the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and has served on the governing Council of the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section.  In 2016, Kelly was named a “Giant Slayer” by The Recorder legal press.  Kelly is a graduate of Harvard College and Berkeley Law School.