McManis Faulkner announced the elevation of Ruby Kazi, boosting the firm’s female partnership ranks.
“Ruby is an excellent trial lawyer, and has demonstrated exemplary leadership at the firm and in the community,” said James McManis, head of McManis Faulkner. “The way she practices law exemplifies our firm’s commitment to excellent client service.”
Kazi focuses on business litigation, trust and probate litigation, civil rights and criminal defense matters. She represents individuals and businesses in all stages of a case, in both state and federal courts. Kazi has obtained favorable results for her clients through mediation and trial, as well as at the appellate level. She also assists in non-profit corporate formation.
Kazi serves as president of the Asian Law Alliance (ALA), a non-profit organization that provides legal services to Santa Clara County’s low income population, particularly within the Asian/Pacific Islander community. She is also the founder of Lady Lawyers for Lunch, an informal group that meets quarterly to allow women attorneys to exchange ideas, discuss balance and increase their networks. Kazi is a member of the American Inns of Court, the Honorable William A. Ingram Inn. She earned her J.D. from Drake University Law School (2003) and her B.S. from Northwestern University (2000).