Laredo & Smith, LLP is pleased to announce Payal Salsburg’s promotion to Partner as of January 1, 2020. Payal is an integral part of the firm’s practice, and she will continue to focus her practice in the areas of business litigation, corporate advice and counsel, and white collar criminal defense. Payal works with large and small businesses and their executives in connection with an array of matters including contract and business disputes, False Claims Act litigation, State Ethics Commission inquiries, and government and internal investigations. Payal also routinely advises closely-held businesses on corporate and employment matters.
Payal joined the firm as an Associate in 2016 and was elevated to Senior Counsel in 2018. She is a frequent contributor to the Boston Bar Association’s mission. She speaks often on a range of substantive and practice-related topics and sits on the BBA/BBF Joint Planning Committee, the standing Ethics Committee, and the Steering Committee of the Business and Commercial Litigation Section. Payal is also a member of the Women’s Bar Association, Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts, and the South Asian Bar Association of Greater Boston. She was recently named to the Board of Directors of the South Asian Bar Association.
Outside of the legal community, Payal is highly active in the greater Boston area through her volunteering, and as Secretary of the Board of Directors and Chair of the Governance Committee of Boston CASA, a non-profit that ensures a safe and permanent home for court-involved children in Suffolk and Middlesex Counties who have experienced abuse and neglect. Recently awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PSVA) through Boston Cares, she was recognized for her tireless advocacy, logging in over 100 hours of service in the last 12 months for people in need.
Please join us in congratulating Payal on her promotion!