Shiva Karimi to Moderate Mass Lawyers Weekly In-house Counsel Breakfast

Shiva Karimi will be the moderator for Mass Lawyers Weekly In-house Counsel Breakfast on Wednesday, December 7, 2022. The panel of in-house attorneys gather to share their insights on the in-house counsel/outside firm relationship. Topics to be discussed include tips on the best ways to get in front of in-house counsel, marketing approaches that work, “hot button” issues for in-house counsel and typical challenges in working with outside counsel.

Panelists include:

Michel Bamani, Asst. General Counsel, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Susan Flanagan-Cahill, Deputy General Counsel, Mass. Health Policy Commission

Jennifer Lauro, V.P. Group Counsel, The Hanover Insurance Group

Karen Petrulakis, General Counsel, Wellesley College

Shiva is a Director in the Corporate Department and Immigration Practice Group and is the Managing Director of McLane Middleton’s Boston office. An immigration attorney, Shiva counsels businesses on acquiring and retaining talent and key employees from outside the United States. She works with global businesses and small local businesses to develop creative strategies for navigating the complex U.S. immigration system. She also advises employers in immigration compliance matters and assists in responding to audits and investigations. Shiva can be reached at the firm’s Boston office at (617) 523-7937 or