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Chelsea M. Desmond is an Associate in the Los Angeles office of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, specializing in litigation. Chelsea defends public agencies against a wide variety of employment claims brought under state and federal law, including discrimination, harassment, and retaliation based on race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and whistleblower retaliation. She is also experienced in defending claims involving excessive force, constitutional violations, dangerous public property conditions, class actions and tort liability. Chelsea handles all phases of litigation, including discovery, motions, mediation and trial preparation. Chelsea was a Judicial Extern to Federal District Court Judge Dolly M. Gee, and to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Judge Stephen R. Reinhardt.
Professional and Community Involvement
Chelsea is actively involved in several community organizations including Best Buddies and the Orange County Bar Association (Young Lawyer’s Division).