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Sheela Murthy at IT Serve Synergy 2018
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Sheela Murthy was invited to speak on the Immigration Panel at the 2018 IT Serve Synergy conference, held in Atlantic City, NJ, on October 25 & 26. Murthy spoke on current issues and answered questions on trends with RFEs and the denials of H1B petitions for IT consulting companies. Rather than feel defeated, she encouraged…

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Sheela Murthy Included Among Best Lawyers® for 2019
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Congratulations to Murthy Law Firm Founder and President Sheela Murthy, again recognized as an outstanding attorney by Best Lawyers®, a peer reviewed survey that ranks lawyers in a variety of fields throughout the country. Sheela joins other elite legal professionals on the 2019 Best Lawyers® list, which was released earlier this month. The recognition by…

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Murthy Represents at AILA Annual Conference
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Last week, attorneys from all over the nation gathered at the 2018 American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) conference in San Francisco, California, and several attorneys from the Murthy Law Firm were among them. Several Attorneys from the firm were in attendance. Firm founder and president Sheela Murthy was among the session presenters. This year’s conference…

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Murthy’s April Address to the American Bar Association
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The leading organization for lawyers in the United States is the American Bar Association (ABA), which has a membership of more than 900,000 attorneys. The ABA holds periodic mentoring and educational sessions to train lawyers across the U.S. Its Business Employment Section meeting took place in April 2018, in Orlando, Florida. Sheela Murthy was invited…

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Murthy Speaks at 2017 Annual Synergy Conference of IT Serve Alliance
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Since it was formed in 2014, IT Serve Alliance has topped 800 corporate members. More than 1500 CEOs and CXOs met in Houston November 30-December 1, 2017, to network, share knowledge, and learn from experts in the industry, as well as from policymakers and others with information valuable to these entrepreneurs in the IT industry.…

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Harvard Law’s 200th Anniversary – and Sheela Murthy is There!
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The Harvard Law School (HLS) is celebrating its 200th Anniversary in Cambridge, MA this week – October 26-27, 2017. In the video launching the event, Sheela Murthy, the Founder, President and CEO of the Murthy Law Firm is among the distinguished alumni featured. Following the opening video, there were distinguished speakers. Among them were the…

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New Documentary Series Explores the Lives of Accomplished IndianAmericans, Starting With Sheela Murthy
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The Indian-based cable and satellite television channel Zee TV launched its latest series, Those Who Made It, on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Each 30-minute episode of the documentary-styled series explores the life of a different IndianAmerican who has risen to the top of his or her respective field. And, to kick off the show, Those…

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SABA National Convention, Washington D.C.
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The South Asian Bar Association National Convention is to be held in Washington D.C., July 15, 2017. Sheela Murthy will serve on the panel discussion the topic, “Lawyer to Entrepreneur.” Moderated by lawyer and businessman, Kubs Lalchandani, this panel examines South Asian attorneys who shift from lawyer to entrepreneur. Indians in the U.S. have founded…

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AIC American Heritage Awards – June 23, 2017
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For decades the Murthy Law Firm and the MurthyNAYAK Foundation have been major sponsors of a special gala of the American Immigration Council, celebrating the contributions of talented and gifted immigrants to the United States. Held annually, during the national conference of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Held in New Orleans, this year’s recipients…

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Murthy Speaks on Law Practice Management at AILA 2017
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The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) is the national professional organization for practitioners of U.S. immigration law. Sheela Murthy has been active in AILA since the early days of her career. Attendees of this year’s national convention, which will be held in New Orleans, LA, June 21-25, 2017, have the opportunity to learn about law…

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Harvard Law School Reunion – April 2017
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Sheela Murthy returned to her old stomping grounds on the Harvard Law School campus April 7-9, 2017, for a reunion of members of the classes of 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, and 2012. The largest reunion in the law school’s history, classmates reconnected to reminisce, network, and discuss current topics on their minds. Murthy served…

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Online Services: Pro Bono Offerings from the Murthy Law Firm
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The year is 1994. There is no World Series because major league baseball players are on strike. O.J. Simpson is arrested for murder. Forrest Gump delights movie audiences. And the Murthy Law Firm opens its doors for business and launches murthy.com. For a knowledge-based entity such as a law firm, providing legal information online for…

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Murthy Inspires at ABA Annual Professional Success Summit
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This week, Murthy Law Firm president and founder Sheela Murthy served as a panelist at the annual Professional Success Summit, which is sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA). This year’s summit was held in Atlanta, Georgia, and focused on celebrating diversity in the legal field. Scores of litigators from around the country gathered to…

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20+ Years Building the Best Immigration Team Anywhere
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Sheela Murthy likes to tell readers just how wonderful Murthy Law Firm employees are. It may make her team feel more appreciated. It may make her clients feel their cases are in excellent hands. But she believes this simply acknowledges a fact, and it is a fact she is happy to share. In 1994, it…

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Honors and Recognitions for the Murthy Law Firm
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The Murthy Law Firm is proud to have three of our attorneys recognized in the London-based Who’s Who Legal. Sheela Murthy, Aron Finkelstein, and Khorzad Mehta have been nominated by their peers as leading practitioners in corporate immigration law. Since 1996 Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in 34 areas of business…

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Murthy Has a Finger on India’s IT Pulse
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On a recent trip to India, Sheela Murthy, founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm, participated in two important conferences that specifically focused on India’s explosive IT sector and the need in the United States to attract such talent to businesses there. The American Bazaar IT Conclave held its second annual event on January…

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Sheela Murthy is a Maryland Super Lawyer Again!
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SuperLawyers.com has released the Maryland Super Lawyers magazine containing all of the attorneys who made the cut for 2015. Sheela Murthy is on the list again, and is the only Maryland attorney on the list who practices U.S. immigration law exclusively. By focusing on this area of the law, which is constantly changing, Murthy and…

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Murthy Celebrates Outstanding Immigrants at AIC Awards in Washington D.C.
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The Murthy Law Firm’s founder and president, Sheela Murthy, was on hand for the American Immigration Council’s (AIC) 19th Annual Immigrant Achievement Awards, held at the Capitol Liaison Hotel in Washington D.C. on April 10th. The event celebrated the accomplishments of several distinguished immigrants and immigrant advocates from around the country. As in past years,…

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Murthy and Five Former Ambassadors on Senate IT-Contracting Language
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Years of legislative inertia have held back even the simplest of immigration reforms in Congress, so we were greatly cheered in June 2013 when the U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive immigration bill – not least because it would substantially increase the H1B cap to 115,000 per year, and allow further increases, to as many as…

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Sheela Murthy and MLF Colleagues Listed in 2013 Corporate Immigration
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Once again, Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, has been listed among the top immigration lawyers in the country – and in the world! Who’s Who Legal has included Murthy in its 2013 edition of Corporate Immigration, a prestigious and well-respected directory of leading lawyers in her field. Murthy Law Firm member and…

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Murthy at U.S.-India Business Summit
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Top-level executives and government leaders from India and the United States gathered on July 11th for the U.S.-India Business Council’s (USIBC) annual Leadership Summit, held at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C. The Murthy Law Firm was a proud sponsor of this event. The USIBC Leadership Summit was attended by a Who’s Who…

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The Hindu: Sheela Murthy Comments on Immigration Reform Bill
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When one of India’s leading newspapers needed informed commentary on the Senate immigration reform bill, it turned to a leader in immigration with a world-class reputation: none other than Sheela Murthy, founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm. In a recent interview with Dr. Narayan Lakshman, U.S. correspondent for The Hindu, Murthy commented extensively…

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Sheela Murthy, Super Lawyer
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Sheela Murthy has been recognized numerous times among the country’s Super Lawyers, so her inclusion for 2013 came as no surprise – no surprise, but still an honor. A rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas, Super Lawyers have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process…

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Murthy Joins Women’s Law Center 40th Anniversary Celebration
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The Women’s Law Center of Maryland recently marked its 40th anniversary at a festive dinner held at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore. As a longtime supporter of the Women’s Law Center, and an outspoken advocate for women’s rights, Sheela Murthy was delighted to celebrate this milestone, and to honor the many distinguished women who formed…

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Attorneys Murthy and Finkelstein Recognized in 2012 Corporate Immigration
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Sheela Murthy has done it again! With her inclusion in the 2012 edition of Corporate Immigration, the Murthy Law Firm founder and president has been recognized as one of the world’s top International Corporate Immigration Lawyers. Murthy Law Firm Managing Attorney, Aron Finkelstein, was likewise honored with a listing in this year’s edition. [See Who’s…

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The Hindu: Sheela Murthy Speaks on H-4 Visa Problems
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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, was interviewed for a recent article in The Hindu, a leading Indian newspaper, about problems facing the spouses of H1B visa holders, who typically enter the United States on H-4 visas that forbid them to work here. [See On the H-4, a Trail of Misery and Lonely…

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Murthy Attends DREAM Act Luncheon with MD Governor
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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, was invited to join Governor Martin O’Malley and local immigrant advocates for a luncheon meeting held at downtown Baltimore’s Center Club on July 17th. The purpose of this gathering was to discuss Maryland’s DREAM Act and the ongoing campaign to preserve it. Early last year, Governor O’Malley…

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Visit to Embassy of India in Support of TVU Students
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Attorney Sheela Murthy attended a meeting at the Embassy of India, Washington D.C., on March 2, 2011. Following is her report on the meeting and discussion. “On March 2, 2011, I was joined by Aron Finkelstein, the Managing Attorney of the Murthy Law Firm, as we traveled to Washington D.C. to represent the interests of…

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