Capehart Scatchard is pleased to announce that the Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council has selected, shareholder Sanmathi “Sanu” Dev, to receive the “Woman of the Week” award for the week of September 27, 2021. Ms. Dev was nominated for the award by a member of the Advisory Council for her outstanding service to the Burlington County community.
Ms. Dev, a Burlington County resident, 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. Ms. Dev also serves as the Firm’s Hiring Shareholder. She received her law degree from Rutgers Law School at Camden and her B.A. degree from Boston University.
In addition, Ms. Dev serves as a Co-Chair of the Burlington County Bar Association’s Diversity, Inclusion, and Leadership Committee and is a Trustee of the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey. She also serves on the Rutgers Law School Dean’s Council and is a member of the Rutgers Alumni for Diversity, Community-Building, and Access in the Law. Throughout her career, Ms. Dev has mentored law students and young attorneys particularly those from underrepresented backgrounds.