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Melissa is an attorney in the firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. She represents employers before federal and state courts and administrative agencies and defends against claims of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She also advises employers on employment statutes, including Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, and FLSA; drafts and reviews employment agreements, policies, and handbooks; conducts internal investigations; and leads harassment prevention trainings.

Prior to joining the firm, Melissa served as a law clerk for The Honorable Steven H. David of the Indiana Supreme Court. She is an honors graduate of the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law and DePauw University.

Career Highlights

Awards

  • Norman Lefstein Award of Excellence, Gold Level: 200+ Pro Bono Hours, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • NCAA Division III Cross Country Academic All-American, 2010

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association

Former Employment

  • Legal Advisor to the Honorable Steven H. David of the Indiana Supreme Court

Community Involvement

Professional Leadership

  • Indiana State Bar Association’s Leadership Development Academy Graduate
  • Indianapolis Bar Association’s Women and the Law Division Mentorship Program
  • Note Development Editor, Indiana Law Review, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • Dean’s Tutorial Society Tutor, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
  • Student Bar Association Mentorship Program, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana
  • Indianapolis Bar Association’s IndyBar Review Volunteer
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Robert H. Staton Moot Court Competition Volunteer Judge

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Services

DePauw University, B.A., Economics, magna cum laude
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., cum laude

  • Indiana, 2013
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
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