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Keerthi Sugumaran is Honored as a Legal Rising Star and for Excellence in Law

BOSTON, MA (May 6, 2019) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Keerthi Sugumaran has been named an “Up & Coming Lawyer” presented by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and selected as one of the “5 Legal Rising Stars of Color” by Get Konnected!

Ms. Sugumaran has been selected as one of the Get Konnected! 5 Legal Rising Stars of Color, as part of the organization’s 50 Most Influential Attorneys of Color event. The award celebrates attorneys of color who are making positive contributions to the legal community and the economic and social fabric of Greater Boston. Ms. Sugumaran was honored on April 30 at Mintz’s Boston office.

Ms. Sugumaran was also recently honored as an “Up & Coming Lawyer” by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. The “Up & Coming” category is a salute to the rising stars of the Massachusetts Bar who have been practicing for 10 years or less, yet have already distinguished themselves in the practice of law. The honorees were celebrated for leading the way in promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion in the legal community, on May 2 at the Marriott Long Wharf Hotel in Boston.

“I am honored to be recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and Get Konnected!,” said Ms. Sugumaran. “It is very humbling to be recognized as a young attorney of color by my peers and a valued publication who believes in the importance of empowerment and advocating for legal change.”

Ms. Sugumaran is an Associate in the Boston office of Jackson Lewis. As a member of the firm’s General Employment Litigation and Workplace Training Practice Groups, Ms. Sugumaran represents and defends employers in workplace legal issues and provides preventive advice and counsel.

Ms. Sugumaran earned her B.A. from Bowdoin College and her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.

Jackson Lewis’ Boston office can be reached at (617) 367-0025.

About Jackson Lewis 
Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 850 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing premier workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include leading practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. Named the "Innovative Law Firm of the Year" by the International Legal Technology Association, the firm’s commitment to client service and depth of expertise draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice. 

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