Attorney | Speaker | Consultant
Sankeetha Selvarajah is the Principal Shareholder and Managing Attorney of Selvarajah Law P.C., a civil transactional firm located in Boston, Massachusetts with satellite offices in New York, NY. Her practice has an emphasis on general business law and mergers & acquisitions; clients include technology companies, real estate companies, various food industry companies, manufacturers and retailers. Currently, her firm provides outside general counsel services to over 100 companies where the legal service timeline includes formation, negotiating and drafting agreements to mergers and dissolutions. Her primary role is as strategic advisor to clients and liaison to outside vendors. Corporate Governance and Advisory Board Services are also part of her full-service firm.
Sankeetha is a frequent speaker and writer on corporate formation, business growth and risk management topics. She has served as a panelist for the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Boston Bar Association, Massachusetts Bar Association, Lawyers Weekly, Real Estate Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association and the American Bar Association. She is a frequent lecturer at the Center for Women & Enterprise where she teaches new and current entrepreneurs, the Legal Considerations for New Business; Non-Profits and Benefit Corporations.
Sankeetha is the Founder of Bizto.Co, a business educational platform designed to assist small business and startup founders with short/long-term strategic planning through subject-specific seminars, and corporate coaching. This platform also provides consulting of various strategic matters relating to everyday business matters. She is also a past co-founder of Strata Advisory, an advisory board-for-hire focusing on post-accelerator startups and small businesses. Currently, she is a VentureCafe Advisor where she mentors startups in the tech industry.
She is the current 2017-18 Chair of the Corporate Counsel Committee of the American Bar Association General Practice /Solo Section and current ABA Business Law Today Editor, 2016-19 and past GP/Solo Fellow, 2016-18 and current Diversity Board Member 2018-2020 as well as the past 2015-16 Vice-Chair of the ABA YLD Business Law Committee. She was the 2012-2014 Business Law Fellow for the American Bar Association and a 2014-16 New York State Bar Association YLD Delegate to the American Bar Association.
She recently became a 2018 ABA Fellow with the American Bar Foundation. Sankeetha has also been awarded the 2016 American Bar Association Top 40 under 40 On The Rise award and the 2015 National Law Journal’s 40 under 40 award.
Sankeetha is licensed to practice law in New York and Massachusetts.
Sankeetha’s work in the field has been awarded multiple accolades over her decade of practicing law.
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