Manleen Singh

617.859.2767

Experience

A versatile attorney, Manleen is committed to understanding the business of her clients and helping them achieve their goals. She advises businesses of all sizes on all facets of corporate transactional law, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial leasing, international transactions, contract drafting and negotiation, corporate formation, and general business counseling. Manleen represents clients in a variety of sectors, including retail, food and beverage and manufacturing. She carefully manages multimillion dollar acquisitions, commercial real estate transactions and general corporate governance issues to put her clients and their businesses in the best position to be successful.

In addition, Manleen is a skilled litigator, offering her clients a competitive advantage by spotting issues and helping to resolve them pre-suit. If it cannot be resolved out of court, she has experience litigating disputes in many areas including fraud, consumer protection, contractual disputes, conversion of corporate assets and trade secrets. 

Manleen is dedicated to her diverse pro bono practice, which includes religious employment discrimination and applications for minor immigrant clients to receive Special Immigrant Juvenile Status. Manleen currently is investigating a labor trafficking claim on behalf of a group of immigrant farm workers. She also serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of RIA, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to standing with and supporting women in Massachusetts with experience in the commercial sex trade and its associated exploitation, trafficking and prostitution, by providing a range of community-based services.

 
Super Lawyers 2018
  • Named “Empire State Counsel” by the New York State Bar Association, for dedication to pro bono work (2010)
  • Named a "Massachusetts Rising Star," Super Lawyers (2014-2019)
  • Board Member, RIA, Inc.
Bar Admissions
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Education
  • New York Law School, J.D., magna cum laude; New York Law School Law Review, Associate Editor
  • Boston University, B.A. in English and Psychology, magna cum laude
Professional Associations
  • Boston Bar Foundation, Trustee (Serving a six-year term which began in 2021)

  • "INSIGHT: Mentoring Diverse Attorneys During the Pandemic," Bloomberg Tax (May 6, 2020)

  • How to Mentor Remotely: The 60 Minute Lawyer
    Speaker, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, Webinar (March 4, 2021)
  • Job Hunting & e-Networking During a Pandemic
    Panelist, South Asian Bar Association Greater Boston, Webinar (July 29, 2020)
  • Representations of Wealth Planning and Conflict in Film and Literature: What Can We Learn from Such Depictions?
    Robins Kaplan LLP Wealth Planning, Administration, and Disputes Annual CLE, Webinar (October 7, 2020)
  • The Attorney Client Relationship
    Massachusetts Bar Association, Boston, Massachusetts (July 16, 2015)
  • Strategic Considerations About Attorney-Client Privilege In Corporate Investigations
    Robins Kaplan LLP Webinar (January 6, 2015)

RESOURCES

Links to full publications and news releases.

PUBLICATIONS

Summer 2021
In the Beginning: Choosing the Right Corporate Entity
Manleen Singh - The Robins Kaplan Spotlight
Fall 2020
Interview with Uzma Saghir, Senior Corporate Counsel at Liberty Mutual
Manleen Singh - REAL TALK: The Robins Kaplan Business Law Update Fall 2020
Summer 2020
The Brave New World of Virtual Notarization
Steven Orloff, Manleen Singh - The Robins Kaplan Spotlight, Vol. 5, No. 2
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