Indian American Attorney Sheila Murthy Honoured
Washington: Indian-American attorney Sheela Murthy has been recognised as one of the world's top international corporate immigration lawyers in the 2013 edition of Corporate Immigration, a prestigious directory of leading advocates in her field.
The directory is published by Law Business Research, London-based strategic research partner of the American Bar Association's Section of International Law, and the official research partner of the International Bar Association.
Murthy serves on boards for a number of organisations, including the Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Eastern Region in Philadelphia, Stevenson University, The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) DC and as the vice chairwoman for the Maryland State Chamber of Commerce.
She previously was chairwoman of the United Way Worldwide's Leadership Council of India. Also on the Board of the United Way of Central Maryland, she was recognised her as the 2009 Philanthropist of the Year.
Murthy helps lead the MurthyNayak Foundation, a nonprofit nongovernmental organisation that seeks to help with women's basic needs and protection from abuse, children's education, support programs that assist immigrants, and causes that help to educate and advocate for immigrants in the US.