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Walkup’s Doris Cheng Honored as Outstanding Female Attorney by SFTLA

Shareholder Doris Cheng recently received the 2021’s Outstanding Female Attorney Award from the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association at its annual Women Referring Women event. Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger is a proud supporter of the non-profit organization that provides benefits, services and legal education to members of the legal community.

Ms. Cheng is a prominent plaintiff lawyer known for her legal accomplishments and leadership as the 106th President of the San Francisco Bar Association. Doris ranks as one of the Top 50 women lawyers and Top 100 lawyers in Northern California. Ms. Cheng has obtained multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts for injured clients throughout California.

Ms. Cheng has extensive experience handling complex catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases. She is a past president of the San Francisco Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates and San Francisco Trial Lawyer Association. She has also been inducted as a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Each year, Ms. Cheng is recognized by the nation’s most notable and distinguished legal organizations due to her contributions to the legal profession.