Sheela Murthy

FORWARD Women's Leadership Forum

March 18, 19 & 20, 2021

Sheela Murthy

President & CEO, Murthy Law Firm


President, Chair of Board, MurthyNAYAK Foundation
Sheela Murthy is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, public speaker, and an internationally recognized U.S. immigration lawyer. She is the President/CEO of the Murthy Law Firm, the world’s pre-eminent U.S. immigration law firm. The firm has a satellite office in Seattle and affiliate offices in Chennai, Hyderabad, and Mumbai, India.
The firm’s website,, is the most visited law firm website in the world. The Firm represents a wide range of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, mid-size and small companies, entertainers, entrepreneurs, physicians, researchers and others, pursuing both employment–based and family-based immigration options.
Ms. Murthy and her husband, Vasant Nayak, co-founded the MurthyNAYAK Foundation in 2001, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working on socially transformative projects designed to improve the lives of women, children, and immigrants, both in her birth country, India and in her adopted country, the U.S.