Thekdi Recognized as 'Up & Coming Lawyer' by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Varnum attorney Nina Thekdi been selected by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a 2014 Up & Coming Lawyer. She is among 30 members of Michigan’s legal community who will be honored at an award luncheon at the Detroit Marriott in Troy, MI on December 4. Honorees were selected by a committee based on their outstanding professional accomplishments, mentoring, and community involvement.
Thekdi is a partner in Varnum's Metro Detroit office. She is a labor and employment law attorney and focuses her practice on immigration matters, including nonimmigrant visa petitions and both family and employment-based permanent residence petitions. In 2013, Thekdi was named to the Lawyers of Color's Inaugural Hot List – Midwest Region, which recognizes 100 early-to mid-career attorneys under 40 who are excelling in the legal profession.
Thekdi served on the firm's internal diversity and inclusion committee for four years. The committee was established to help educate employees on diversity and inclusion issues. During her time on the committee she helped grow the firm's understanding on issues relating to diversity and inclusion by organizing educational seminars for employees.