Boston, MA. Nixon Peabody LLP is proud to announce that Nuryllen (Nury) Aguasvivas has been selected as one of 14 associates from among several law firms to participate in the 2023 U.S. Bank Spotlight on Talent program. The year-long cohort experience focuses on growing early-career, diverse lawyers through professional and leadership development.
This year’s program kicked off with a virtual session mid-February, followed by an in-person, all-day session in Minneapolis at U.S. Bank headquarters on March 21, with networking, leadership, and goal-setting activities with bank attorneys and its general counsel and chief diversity officer.
“As we kick off our seventh year of this program, we are more excited than ever to invest in the careers of an impressive group of attorneys through our reimagined, immersive Spotlight on Talent program,” said Jim Chosy, senior executive vice president and general counsel for U.S. Bank. “We’re committed to supporting the advancement of diverse attorneys not only within our own practice, but within our preferred law firms and the broader legal profession, and we’re excited to see how this unique cohort experience helps facilitate that for these lawyers.”
Throughout the year, the cohort will participate in monthly events, including leadership meetings, practice group roundtables, mentoring, and the opportunity to present a CLE to the U.S. Bank Law Division. Spotlight participants also will strengthen their knowledge of the U.S. Bank business and develop stronger relationships with Law Division professionals through attendance at regular meetings.
As an associate in Nixon Peabody’s Community Development Finance practice, Nury focuses on real estate transactions that leverage federal low-income housing tax credits and other tax benefits to finance housing and community development projects. Nury represents investors and syndicators in connection with these transactions, drafting equity transaction documents, and conducting necessary due diligence to ensure transactions run smoothly and efficiently.
“This is an incredibly valuable opportunity for Nury,” said Matthew Mullen, Nixon Peabody partner and leader of the firm’s Community Development Finance practice. “The leadership skills and professional development activities U.S. Bank is providing go hand in hand with our commitment to offer exceptional client service and create positive impact for our clients. We congratulate Nury for her selection to the program.”
Cohort participants have three to five years of experience and practice in an area relevant to legal services applicable to U.S. Bank business.
The Spotlight on Talent program will conclude at the end of November.