Outstanding Women: Kelly Dermody

Law360, New York (April 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- When Kelly Dermody first started at Harvard University in the late 1980s, she thought she wanted to become a doctor. That quickly changed, however, and she now spends her time representing employees who are suing corporations for wrongdoing.

As a partner in Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP’s San Francisco office, Dermody has helped her clients win billions of dollars in awards and settlements against such companies as Home Depot and Catholic Healthcare West.

“The kind of case I like the most is when there’s a...
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