By Chisomo Phiri
Former President Peter Mutharika’s daughter Moyenda Mutharika has been shortlisted for among 100 top Black American Lawyers in the USA.
She has been shortlisted by the National Black Lawyers Association in the USA.
According to the association, Moyenda has in-house experience, handling employer side employment law, commercial litigation and long term disability matters.
The Mutharika daughter, who is admitted to bar in Illinois, also teaches trial advocacy and civil discovery as adjunct professor at Northwestern university Pritzker school of law since 2005.
In her comment, one of the country’s legal experts, Ngeyi Kanyongolo said this is an achievement which speaks to high level of excellence and an inspiration to many lawyers especially female laywers in Malawi.
“This is impressive news we should all feel proud of. It is something very exciting,” said Kanyongolo.
according to the American Bar Association, there
are over 1.3 million active lawyers in USA.