Melissa serves as real estate counsel for the firm and has been practicing commercial real estate law for over twenty years. Her practice involves all aspects of commercial real estate law, including representing developers in acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, portfolio transactions and mixed use developments, and in obtaining debt and equity financing for such developers. Melissa has also represented lenders, syndicators and banks in making loans, as well as private equity investors making investments in real estate projects of all types. She has experience in the real estate aspects of low income housing transactions, historic tax credit transactions, conservation motivated real estate funds and renewable energy development. Melissa is admitted to practice in Georgia.
McGuire Woods LLP
Troutman Sanders LLP
Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
DLA Piper LLP
Duke Realty Corporation
Long, Aldridge & Norman, LLP
University of Georgia School of Law, J.D.
Honors, Georgia Law Review
University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa