Vinoda Basnayake, an associate in the firm’s Washington office, was featured in The Hill’s 50 Most Beautiful People article on July 28, 2010.
Mr. Basnayake focuses his practice on legislative and policy matters for international and domestic clients. He finds time to promote nightclubs and musicians through The Nightlife Agency, an entertainment business he launched with friends. Mr. Basnayake is also devoted to the P90X workout regime. He says he has come a long way from his childhood to be named among the 50 most beautiful people by The Hill.
“Two things South Asian parents do is overfeed their kids and insist on dressing you,” Mr. Basnayake said. “So up until about the fifth grade, I was fat and dressed by my mother. Now I like to work hard on my personal style.”