Capehart Scatchard Shareholder, Sanmathi (Sanu) Dev was recently selected by the New Jersey Law Journal as a 2017 Diverse Attorney of the Year. Ms. Dev is one of fifteen attorneys selected to the list, which honors excellence among diverse attorneys in New Jersey. The New Jersey Law Journal will be featuring the accomplishments of all the honorees in a special magazine set to be published in November.
A Hamilton resident, Ms. Dev concentrates her practice on school law and labor and employment law. She is experienced in representing, advising, and defending boards of education and charter schools in all areas of school law including: labor and employment, special education, Section 504, student discipline and civil rights. She leads Capehart Scatchard’s School Law Blog, which focuses on cases, court decisions, and current developments affecting education law in the state of New Jersey. Ms. Dev is the Chair of the Firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, which seeks to facilitate the Firm’s efforts to achieve and maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace at every level of our organization. She received her law degree from Rutgers Law School at Camden and her B.A. degree in Economics and International Relations, with honors, from Boston University.