Recognized shareholder of Mount Laurel law firm – Trentonian


MOUNT LAUREL – Capehart Scatchard announced that the Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council has selected shareholder Sanmathi “Sanu” Dev, to receive the “Woman of the Week” award for the week of September 27th. Ms. Dev was nominated for the Advisory Board Member Award for her outstanding service to the Burlington County community.

Dev, a resident of Burlington County, focuses her practice on school law and labor and employment law. She has experience representing, advising and defending school boards and charter schools in all areas of education law including: work and employment, special education, section 504 , student discipline and civil rights. She runs the Capehart Scatchard School Law Blog, which focuses on cases, court decisions and current developments affecting education law in the state of New Jersey. Dev is the chair of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, which aims to facilitate the firm’s efforts to achieve and maintain a diverse and inclusive workplace at all levels of our organization. Dev is also the recruiting shareholder of the company. She received her law degree from Rutgers Law School in Camden and her BA from Boston University.

In addition, Dev is co-chair of the Diversity, Inclusion and Leadership Committee of the Burlington County Bar Association and a Trustee of the South Asian Bar Association of New Jersey. She also sits on the Dean’s Council of Rutgers Law School and is a member of the Rutgers Alumni for Diversity, Community-Building, and Access in the Law. Throughout his career, Dev has mentored law students and young lawyers, especially those from under-represented backgrounds.

Capehart Scatchard is a diverse law firm of over 85 attorneys with offices in Mount Laurel, Hamilton, Holmdel, Philadelphia and New York. For more information, visit

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