Sharmila Murthy - Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

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Sharmila Murthy

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP

150 Fourth Ave. N., Ste. 1650

Nashville, TN 37219

(615) 313-9000

Practice Areas
  • Consumer Fraud / Protection
  • Environmental Law
  • Employee Law
  • Class Actions
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Bar Information
Admitted to practice in New York (2005); Tennessee (2004); U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee (2004); U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (2004).


Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude 2003); Harvard Legal Aid Bureau (2001-2003); South Asian Law Students Association (2000-2003); International Law Journal (2000); Reginald Lewis Summer Fellowship (2001); Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (M.P.A., 2003); Cornell University (B.S. with honors 1997).

Honors & Awards
"Nashville Emerging Leader Award Finalist," Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce & 20/20 Leadership Allience, 2008; Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services New Advocate of the Year, 2006; Nashville Bar Journal Article of the Year, 2006; Skadden Fellowship, 2004; Betty Allebach Award for Public Service at Harvard Legal Aid Bureau, 2003; Kennedy Scholarship at JFK School of Government, 1999; U.S. Fulbright Award, 1998-1999.

Prior Experience

Law clerk to Judge Martha Craig Daughtrey, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2003-2004. Skadden Fellow and Staff Attorney at Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, 2004-2007.

Nashville Bar Association; Tennessee Bar Association; Lawyers Association for Women; Inn of Court 2006-2008; American Constitution Society; Tennessee Immigrants and Refugee Rights Coalition; Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Alumni Advisory Board.

About Lieff Cabraser
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP is a fifty-plus attorney law firm that has represented plaintiffs nationwide since 1972. We have offices in San Francisco, New York and Nashville. We represent plaintiffs in class and group actions and in individual lawsuits in cases involving substantial losses. For the last six years, the National Law Journal has selected Lieff Cabraser as one of the top plaintiffs' law firms in the nation.

Law School: Harvard
Admitted to Bar: 2005
Practice Areas: Personal > Employee Law
Personal > Class Actions
Personal > Consumer Fraud / Protection
Business > Environmental Law
Organizations: Nashville Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Lawyers Association for Women, Inn of Court 2006-2008, American Constitution Society, Tennessee Immigrants and Refugee Rights Coalition, Harvard Legal Aid Bureau Alumni Advisory Board
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