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Cleveland, Ohio (July 18, 2013) – Lawyers of Color (LOC) recently named 100 early- to mid-career minority attorneys under 40 from the Midwest Region to its inaugural Hot List. McDonald Hopkins is very pleased to announce that Manju Gupta has been named to this exceptional group.

Quarles & Brady’s Chicago office is hosting a reception and photo shoot for the honorees, who will also be profiled in Lawyers of Color’s inaugural Hot List Special Issue (July 2013).

Manju concentrates her practice in the areas of complex bankruptcy proceedings, debt restructuring, creditors’ rights, and specialized representation of commercial sureties in chapter 11 bankruptcies. She works in the firm’s Business Restructuring Services Department representing debtors, creditors, creditor committees, liquidating trustees, and commercial sureties in business reorganization matters.

The honorees were chosen through a two-pronged process. The selection committee spent months reviewing nominations and researching bar publications and legal blogs in order to identify promising candidates. Nominations were accepted from mentors, peers and colleagues. Editorial picks were made based on the research of attorneys who had noteworthy accomplishments or were active in legal pipeline initiatives.

Lawyers of Color, which was founded as On Being a Black Lawyer, has been recognized by the American Bar Association, National Black Law Students Association and the National Association of Black Journalists. Founded in 2008 as a news and resource center, the company has grown into a social media firm providing research, career development and brand marketing opportunities to clients.

About McDonald Hopkins

McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm with offices in Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Detroit, Miami, and West Palm Beach. In January 2013, McDonald Hopkins launched a new subsidiary based in Washington, D.C., McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies LLC, led by former Congressman Steven LaTourette. McDonald Hopkins Government Strategies is not a law firm and does not provide legal services. For more information about McDonald Hopkins, visit