Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that Dora Kripapuri has joined the firm as its Director of Legal Recruitment & Development. She will be based in the firm’s Raleigh office.

Kripapuri is responsible for the firm’s recruiting, hiring and training processes, law school visits, and summer clerk program. She also coordinates the firm’s mentoring program and serves on the Associates Committee and the Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

She is a former adjunct professor of writing, representation, advocacy, and persuasion at Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, MN, and practiced complex business litigation in Minneapolis, MN.  She also practiced business litigation in Boston, MA, and served as a Special Assistant District Attorney in Boston.

Kripapuri received her bachelor’s degree from Luther College in Decorah, IA and her law degree from New England Law in Boston.