On Thursday, October 8th, Managing Attorney Lakshmi Challa, was honored as Metropolitan Business League Women Who Mean Business Summit 2020 Woman of the Year.
The Women Who Mean Business Summit is part of the MBL’s commitment to advancing women in the workplace and economy. This Summit is a half-day professional development and networking conference designed for successful women entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals eager to take their careers to the next level, bringing together women from various backgrounds, career paths, geographical regions, and ethnic groups.
Lakshmi Challa has practiced immigration law exclusively for over twenty years. Her law firm, Challa Law Group, is headquartered in Richmond, VA. She served the Office of the Virginia Attorney General as Special Counsel on immigration matters for nearly a decade under Democratic and Republican administrations. She has also taught immigration compliance for university personnel at the University of Richmond. Ms. Challa obtained her law degree from the University of Richmond in 1995 and earned a B.A. from Andhra University in India in 1988.