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Arent Fox Announces 2022 Diversity Scholarship Recipients

Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Arent Fox Diversity Scholarship. Each second-year law student will receive a $20,000 award and participate in the firm’s 2022 Summer Program.

Since 2006, the firm has annually awarded diversity scholarships to promising law students. The Diversity Scholarship is part of the firm’s broader efforts to recruit, retain, and promote women, lawyers of color, and LGBTQ lawyers and ensure that firm resources are dedicated to their training, mentoring, and business development.
The following students demonstrated a commitment to learning and practicing law at the highest level:

  • Sarah Kimia Pourshadi (Boston College Law School) – BOS Office 
  • Lubna Kayyali (Georgetown University Law Center) – DC Office
  • Marissa Maria Rael (University of California, Berkeley, School of Law) – LA Office
  • Gurpartap Singh (New York Law School) – NY Office 
  • Jannat Irshad (Boston University School of Law) – SF Office 

“On behalf of the firm, I want to congratulate Sarah, Lubna, Marissa, Gurpartap, and Jannat on all they have accomplished so far in their academic careers. These five outstanding students will have the opportunity to do meaningful and rewarding work while helping Arent Fox continue to build a culture that reflects our dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion.”

Alison Bygrave
Director of Diversity & Inclusion

The scholarship will be paid in two installments: $10,000 during the student’s second-year summer and another $10,000 paid when the student returns to Arent Fox as an associate after graduation.


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About Arent Fox
Founded in 1942, Arent Fox is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and the law intersect. With more than 430 lawyers and professionals, the firm provides strategic legal counsel and multidisciplinary solutions to a global roster of corporations, governments, and trade associations.