Melissa specializes in Business Litigation and has expertise in handling litigation issues, including breach of contract, negligence, the Uniform Commercial Code, breach of warranty, professional negligence, real estate, personal injury, employment law, and recovery of attorneys’ fees pursuant to the Equal Access to Justice Act.
Prior to joining Patel Burkhalter Law Group, Melissa worked for Parker Hudson as a senior associate in the litigation practice group, where she represented clients through all stages of commercial litigation in federal and state courts. Her experience focuses on business torts, securities, the Uniform Commercial Code, banking fraud, defamation, contract disputes, real estate disputes, and defense of banks in complex multi-district litigation over overdraft fees.
Melissa also has significant experience from her previous work with King & Spalding, LLP, where she was an associate in the Business Litigation and Construction/Procurement Practice Groups.
- Employment Law
- Real Estate Law
- Personal Injury
- Breach of Contract
- Breach of Warranty