Darshana Indira Selected for Public Interest Leadership Program through the Boston Bar Association

The Boston Bar Association of Massachusetts selected Laredo & Smith Attorney Darshana Indira to participate in the Boston Bar Association’s 2023 Public Interest Leadership Program (PILP). This highly respected program welcomes a select group of talented and highly-motivated lawyers to participate in a year-long program providing intensive leadership and professional development training. Participants learn from and connect with leaders in Boston’s public and private sectors to gain the critical skills and tools needed to grow as an effective leader and voice in the community.

Darshana will participate in monthly training sessions incorporating education, discussions, debriefing sessions and activities. In addition to these modules, she will attend several programs, events and meetings with legislators, judges, non-profit executives, and corporate leaders throughout Boston.

 

Darshana Indira Selected for Women’s Leadership Initiative through the Women’s Bar Association

The Women’s Bar Association of Massachusetts selected Laredo & Smith Attorney Darshana Indira to participate in the 2023 Women’s Leadership Initiative, a program that provides mentoring and leadership development for women attorneys in Massachusetts who are identified as the rising stars of the profession.

WBA President Kristy Lavigne said, “The WBA is proud that Darshana Indira a member of this new class of the Women’s Leadership Initiative. The program is directly aligned with the organization’s goal of advancing women in the profession. We are thrilled to have such a promising class, led by accomplished mentors committed to developing the next generation of women leaders.” Managing Partner, Marc Laredo adds, “Darshana is truly a rising star and we expect that she will do many great things over the course of her career. All of us at the firm give our heartfelt congratulations to Darshana upon her selection for this program.”

 

Firm Attorneys Named to 2022 Super Lawyers Annual List

Laredo & Smith is pleased to announce that many of the firm’s attorneys are named to Super Lawyers for 2022. Marc Laredo is named to the Top 100 Super Lawyers in Massachusetts list this year. In addition, Mark Smith, Matt Kane, Payal Salsburg, Jessica Conklin and Darshana Indira are all named to the 2022 Super Lawyers list in the following categories:

  • Marc Laredo is recognized as a Top 100 Massachusetts Super Lawyers and in the area of Business Litigation
  • Mark Smith is recognized for White Collar Crime
  • Matt Kane is recognized for Litigation
  • Payal Salsburg is recognized for White Collar Crime
  • Jessica Conklin is recognized as a Rising Star in White Collar Crime
  • Darshana Indira is recognized as a Rising Star in Employment & Labor

Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country.

Darshana Indira Joins Laredo & Smith

Laredo & Smith is pleased to announce the firm has added Darshana Indira as a Senior Associate to the firm. Darshana is an employment and business lawyer advising company owners, organizational leadership and c-suite executives in a broad range of employment and commercial litigation matters. In her employment practice, Darshana handles both transactional and litigation matters spanning issues related to the complex employer-employee relationship. With an ability to quickly understand client needs and industries, Darshana’s work spans many sectors, including pharmaceuticals, biotech, healthcare, and retail.

Firm Managing Partner, Marc Laredo states, “Darshana is an excellent addition to our team. She has critical trial experience, including the full range of litigation preparation, discovery, depositions and smart case analysis.”