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Murthy is Keynote Speaker at 2019 Women’s Leadership Conference
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March 7, 2019, was the annual one-day event to celebrate the contribution of women leaders and their positive affect on businesses in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) inspired those who attended, providing tools to be better leaders. The theme of this year’s conference was Herstory: The Power of Perseverance. Conference participants…

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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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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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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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11th Annual Women Spanning the Globe
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The 11th Annual Women Spanning the Globe Leadership Conference was held June 6, 2017, at Baltimore’s Visionary Arts Museum. This year’s conference is entitled, “Navigating Career, Family & the World.” Always working toward diversity and inclusion, there is also a session from “Men Who Get It.” Sheela Murthy offers the introduction this year. This is…

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Outgoing Chair of Maryland Chamber of Commerce
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At the Maryland Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Hall of Fame, on May 17th, 2017, outgoing chair, Sheela Murthy, conducted the board meeting and handed over the gavel to the incoming Chairman of the Board. The evening’s events include Murthy’s reflections on her two-year term, and serving as emcee in honor of three inductees…

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Murthy Law Firm Lights Up Owings Mills
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Twenty-three years after opening its doors in Owings Mills, Maryland, the Murthy Law Firm lights up the night sky. An international leader in the practice of U.S. immigration law, the firm has been in the same office building in the Owings Mills Town Center since 1994, experiencing continued growth and success. In conjunction with the…

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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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Murthy Online: The Preposterous Idea of Giving Information Away
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It wasn’t really the plan when it began, but MurthyDotCom has become a massive pro bono project spanning more than 20 years. It is populated by an online community of thousands of immigrants and employers, and consists of an enormous, easily accessible trove of information about the U.S. immigration process. One of the first law…

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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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Sheela Murthy: Next Chair of Maryland’s Chamber of Commerce
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The Maryland Chamber of Commerce is the only statewide organization that represents the interests of every employer in Maryland, including businesses, universities, hospitals, local chambers, and regional organizations, representing all its diverse industries and various jurisdictions. The next Chair of the Board of Directors of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce will be Sheela Murthy, founder…

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Murthy Law Firm Gathers for 20th Anniversary Celebration
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At a festive dinner at Stevenson University’s Rockwell Hall on May 28th, the Murthy Law Firm family came together to celebrate the firm’s 20th anniversary. The mood was both exultant and thoughtful: it was at once a night of high spirits and a time to reflect on all the achievements of the past twenty years,…

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Maryland Chamber Inducts Leaders into the Business Hall of Fame
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As Vice Chair of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, Sheela Murthy regularly finds herself among the crème de la crème of Maryland’s business community. Most recently, Murthy was at the Chamber’s 2014 Annual Meeting and Business Hall of Fame Dinner, held on May 6th in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. During the welcoming remarks, the Chairman shared…

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Murthy Mentors Women Executives at BBJ Event
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It’s an old storyline with a new twist: women helping women – this time, at a mentoring event sponsored by the Baltimore Business Journal (BBJ). Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, was among the successful, high-powered women executives and entrepreneurs who were on hand for the BBJ‘s 2014 Mentoring Monday event, held April…

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Murthy Tells “How She Built It” at U.S. Chamber Event in Washington
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As one of the nation’s leading woman entrepreneurs, Sheela Murthy often is called upon to share her insights about the unique rewards and special challenges that await women bold enough to build a world-class business from the ground up. This is familiar territory for Murthy – something she knows firsthand, as founder and president of…

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Sheela Murthy Featured In Enterprising Women Magazine
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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, is featured in the latest edition of Enterprising Women magazine, a publication that targets the large – and growing – community of women entrepreneurs in this country, some ten million strong. In the online edition, Murthy tells her story in a “video spotlight” that was filmed by…

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Maryland Chamber: Murthy is Member of the Month
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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, is the featured Member of the Month in the Maryland Chamber of Commerce’s Member Spotlight, in recognition of her outstanding contributions as a leader of the Chamber, and her phenomenal success as an entrepreneur. [See Member Spotlight: Sheela Murthy, by Will Burns, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, 22.Jul.2013.]…

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Murthy Judges 2013 Ernst & Young EOY Awards in Maryland
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In 2009, Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, was inducted into the elite company of leading entrepreneurs in the U.S. She was honored as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) for the vision, creativity and drive she showed in founding a world-class immigration law practice, right here in Owings Mills,…

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Murthy in New York Times, Daily Beast & Story Exchange
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Sheela Murthy & MurthyDotCom Featured in NYT Article No matter how well known you are in your field, when the New York Times says they want to do a story on you, it’s a big deal! On June 26, 2013, How the Web and an Attitude of Sharing Helped One Law Firm Take Off [See…

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Murthy’s New Role & Maryland Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting
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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, attended the Annual Meeting of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, held May 1, 2013 at the Hilton BWI Airport. At a board meeting that afternoon, Murthy was elected to her new position as Vice Chair of the Chamber’s Board of Directors. For the past two years, she…

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Murthy Hosts Maryland Chamber Reception
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Small businesses are good for our economy, and our public policies should reflect this fact: they create jobs, spur innovation, and continue to build a robust and diversified commercial sector all across Maryland. That was the take-home message for local entrepreneurs and executives at a business breakfast sponsored by the Maryland Chamber of Commerce and…

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BBJ Award: Sheela Murthy an Outstanding Director
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On March 7, the Baltimore Business Journal held its first annual Outstanding Director Awards gala, amid the elegantly understated splendor of the Four Seasons in Baltimore. Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, was among a select group to be honored for their outstanding work as directors of nonprofits and companies public and private.…

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Sheela Murthy Named 2012 Maryland Entrepreneur of the Year
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At an awards ceremony in mid November, Maryland Entrepreneur Quarterly named Murthy Law Firm founder and president Sheela Murthy the 2012 Maryland Business Entrepreneur of the Year. The news publication, founded by the Business Monthly and the Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, has a target audience that includes the movers and shakers of Maryland’s vibrant entrepreneurial…

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Sheela Murthy – 2012 Innovator of the Year
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Innovation is key to moving humankind forward. Innovators are crucial to development and economic growth locally and globally. Last week, the Baltimore Business Journal announced its picks for the 2012 Innovators of the Year. Among them, we are proud to announce: Sheela Murthy! Knowledge of the law is the commodity lawyers have for sale. Upon…

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Daily Record Names Sheela Murthy a Most Admired CEO
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We are proud and honored (and not a bit surprised!) to report that Sheela Murthy, founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm, was named a Most Admired CEO by The Daily Record. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of an elite group of CEOs of successful companies and nonprofits in Maryland. According to The…

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Sheela Murthy to Receive 2012 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award
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Sheela Murthy, founder and president of the Murthy Law Firm, has been selected to receive the 2012 Top 100 Minority Business Enterprise Award at a ceremony to be held on Friday, May 4th. She was selected for her excellence in entrepreneurship, her professionalism, and the many contributions she makes to the community through her extensive…

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Attorney Sheela Murthy Honored at Corridor, Inc. Awards Ceremony
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Murthy Law Firm founder and President, Sheela Murthy, was named a finalist for the Corridor, Inc. 2011 Person of the Year Award, and was honored along with a Who’s Who of other prominent business leaders at an awards ceremony reception on February 16 at the new Hotel at Arundel Preserve in Arundel Mills, MD. Nominees…

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