BOSTON, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses, announced today that Danielle Sheer, Carbonite's General Counsel, was honored as an "Up & Coming Lawyer" by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and the Massachusetts Bar Association. The annual awards recognize excellence in the law.
"It is an honor to be recognized as part of this inspiring group," said Danielle Sheer, General Counsel, Carbonite. "I am grateful to Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly and the Massachusetts Bar Association for providing a forum for this recognition, and especially to Carbonite for the terrific opportunity to work and learn amongst Boston's best and brightest in the technology industry."
Sheer founded and developed Carbonite's in-house legal department in 2009 and helped guide the company to NASDAQ listing in 2011. She is responsible for managing Carbonite's worldwide legal and corporate governance affairs, including data security and privacy compliance, intellectual property portfolios and technology licensing. Sheer received her Juris Doctor from Georgetown University. She is a member of The Boston Club; manages Carbonite's year-round legal internship program; and was recently nominated to the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts Board of Directors.Honorees were selected by a panel drawn from Lawyers Weekly's editorial department and representatives of the legal community, who reviewed nominations submitted by members of the bar and industry experts. Lawyers Weekly and the Massachusetts Bar Association will celebrate Excellence in the Law on Thursday, May 10. The sixth annual Excellence in the Law gala will honor the recipients of their Excellence in Legal Journalism, Daniel F. Toomey Judicial Excellence, Excellence in Diversity, Up & Coming Lawyers, Excellence in Pro Bono, Marketing, Firm Administration and Operations awards. About CarboniteCarbonite, Inc. (NASDAQ: CARB), is a leading provider of online backup solutions for consumers and small and medium sized businesses. Subscribers in more than 100 countries rely on Carbonite to provide easy-to-use, affordable and secure online backup solutions with anytime, anywhere data access. Carbonite's online backup solution runs on both the Windows and Mac platforms. The company has backed up nearly 200 billion files, restored more than 7 billion files and currently backs up more than 300 million files each day. For more information, please visit www.carbonite.com, twitter.com/carbonite, twitter.com/carbonitebiz, or facebook.com/CarboniteOnlineBackup. Media Contacts Erin DelaneyCarbonite617-421-5637 firstname.lastname@example.org