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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 to Give Keynote Address at ITServe Kick Off in LA
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Sheela Murthy will give the keynote address as ITServe Alliance hosts a kick-off for its Los Angeles chapter on Friday, 01.Feb.2019, in Cerritos, CA. ITServe Alliance is more than 1000 members strong, made of companies offering IT solutions and services to the business community. Currently with chapters from Austin to Chicago, and Atlanta to Seattle,…

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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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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 Inspires a New Generation of Women in India
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Empowering women to take their rightful place in the world is the mission of Stella Maris, and Sheela Murthy is among the alumnae who have taken this to heart. The Smt. Indira Gandhi Endowment Lecture was instituted by Dr. Sr. Helen Vincent in 1985. Established in memory of India’s first and, to date, only female…

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A Gift to Franklin High School
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The MurthyNAYAK Foundation made a $5000 donation to Franklin High School, in Reisterstown, Maryland, for their moot court competitions. Sheela Murthy and Aron Finkelstein of the Murthy Law Firm met with the principal of Franklin High School, several participants of the student moot court, and President of the Baltimore County Foundation Board, Deborah Phelps, mother…

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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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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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ASHA for Women 2017 Annual Fundraiser
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For more than a decade, the Sheela and the MurthyNAYAK Foundation have supported ASHA for Women and the good works they do, serving women in the SouthAsian community of greater Washington D.C. ASHA volunteers connect their clients, who are victims of domestic abuse, to housing and the professional services they may need in order to…

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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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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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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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Sheela Murthy Speaking at ITServe Alliance Detroit Chapter Kickoff on May 6th
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Murthy Law Firm Founder and President Sheela Murthy will be in Michigan next week to speak at the Detroit chapter kickoff for ITServe Alliance, the largest organization of IT service companies in the United States. The organization describes itself as “the voice of all prestigious IT companies functioning with similar interests across the United States,” and…

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Murthy Attracts Audiences Interested in U.S. Immigration During Recent India Visit
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As leader of one of the preeminent firms in the world of immigration law, Murthy Law Firm founder and President Sheela Murthy has a whirlwind daily schedule filled with meetings, consultations, community and social functions. About twice a year, however, Sheela makes time to visit her native India to spend time with her mother, sisters,…

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Murthy Presents AIC’s MultiMedia Award
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The American Immigration Council (AIC) recently awarded the winner of its annual Change in Motion multimedia competition for youth, ages 14-25. Funded by the MurthyNAYAK Foundation, Sheela Murthy was on hand to present the first place award to representatives from Fighting Youth Shouting out for Humanity (FYSH). This social justice youth council in Chicago is…

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Women’s Day at the LPGA International Crown Tournament: Murthy is Keynote
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Sheela Murthy gave the opening keynote address at the recent Women’s Day at the LPGA International Crown Tournament. The event was held at the Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Maryland, on July 24, 2014, and was sponsored by TESSCO Technologies, the Baltimore-based telecommunications company. It brought together leading international women professional golfers and…

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Murthy Speaks at TEDx Women Event
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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, was a featured speaker at the TEDx Baltimore Women conference, held December 5th at the Women’s Exchange in downtown Baltimore. The event was organized in conjunction with the TEDWomen: Invented Here conference in San Francisco, and is part of an ongoing conversation about the ways that women…

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Murthy Emcees Pratham D.C. Gala Benefitting Children in India
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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, served as Master of Ceremonies at the second annual Pratham D.C. gala, held at the Gannett / USA Today headquarters in McLean, Virginia, on October 27th. The event prompted a massive outpouring of generosity from the region’s IndianAmerican elite, whose personal donations were added to the already-substantial…

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Murthy Leads Panel Discussion at 2013 Women Spanning the Globe Event
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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, led a panel discussion at the World Trade Center Institute’s 7th Annual Women Spanning the Globe event. This one-day conference, for women leaders in international business, was held on June 12, 2113 at the American Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. As a highly successful entrepreneur and…

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Murthy is Keynote at Stevenson University Women’s Leadership Symposium
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Students, faculty, and alumni of Stevenson University joined local business leaders on April 3rd for a Women in Leadership Symposium, held at the Rockland Center of the university’s Owings Mills campus. Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, gave an inspirational keynote address, sharing her success story and some hard-won wisdom about overcoming the…

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Murthy Speaks at United Way Tocqueville Society Breakfast
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Twenty-five years ago, the United Way of Central Maryland (UWCM) created the Tocqueville Society, to honor major donors who have shown exemplary generosity in their annual giving. Several times a year, Tocqueville Society members gather over breakfast for In Their Own Words, a series featuring eminent speakers from all walks of life – business, government,…

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Sheela Murthy Speaks at AILA Solo Practice Event
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Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, spoke at a continuing legal education conference sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the leading professional organization for immigration lawyers. The conference, called “Business School for Immigration Lawyers,” was designed for attorneys with solo and small practices, to help them learn the business basics necessary…

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Murthy Speaks to Technology Startup Class at University of Maryland
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Sheela Murthy is grateful to her adopted country for all the ways it has contributed to her success, and she’s made a personal commitment to give back to the community whenever she can. Her contributions take many forms. Ms. Murthy provides leadership to important institutions – like the United Way, the Girl Scouts of Central…

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Murthy Leads Discussion Panels At Women Spanning the Globe Event
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On May 31st, Murthy Law Firm founder and president, Sheela Murthy, moderated two panels at the World Trade Center Institute’s 6th Annual Women Spanning the Globe Event, a one-day conference for women leaders in international business, held at the American Visionary Arts Museum, Baltimore, MD. With the warmth and enthusiasm for which she is well…

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