Sheela Murthy

Sheela Murthy, Esq.

Sheela Murthy is a community leader, entrepreneur, philanthropist, public speaker and internationally recognized U.S. immigration lawyer. Her passion is to inspire people to become better leaders, help organizations succeed and to attract and retain the best global talent, and support individuals and families with their American dream of living and working in the United States. She is the president/CEO of the Murthy Law Firm, the world’s preeminent U.S. immigration law firm. The firm has a satellite office in Seattle, Washington, and affiliate offices in Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai, India.

The firm’s website,, is the most visited law firm website in the world. The firm represents a wide range of clients, including Fortune 500 companies, mid-size and small companies, entertainers, entrepreneurs, physicians, researchers and others, pursuing both employment–based and family-based immigration options.

Ms. Murthy and her husband, Vasant Nayak, co-founded the MurthyNAYAK Foundation in 2001, a nonprofit organization dedicated to working on socially transformative projects designed to improve the lives of women, children and immigrants, both in her birth country, India, and in her adopted country, the United States.