Biography

Melanie represents clients in a variety of business and commercial litigation matters in the state and federal courts.

Her experience includes product liability claims, shareholder disputes and litigation involving successor liability and fiduciary duties. Melanie has also assisted in litigation involving restrictive covenants, confidentiality clauses and unfair competition claims.

Melanie has notable experience advising clients in the health care, medical, solar energy, manufacturing and insurance sectors, in all aspects of litigation including appeals to state and federal courts.

Her experience spans:

  • directors’ and officers’ liability
  • shareholder derivative suits
  • fraud
  • fiduciary duties
  • noncompete and restrictive covenant claims
  • unfair competition claims
  • product liability
  • commercial leasing
  • breach of contract actions
  • orders to show cause and injunctions

Before Fox Rothschild

Melanie was a summer associate at Fox.

During law school, she served as a federal judicial intern to Judge Joel H. Slomsky of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Melanie also served as the Intellectual Property Competition Chair for the New York Law School Dispute Resolution Team during her second year of law school. In her last year of law school, she served as a student mediator where she mediated cases in Small Claims Court in New York. She was also the Associate Managing Editor of the New York Law School Law Review.

Before attending law school, Melanie founded the Mock Trial Team at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison Campus. She was also a judicial intern to Judge William A. Daniel of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Additionally, she worked as a legal assistant at a Northern New Jersey law firm and a legal assistant/paralegal with small bankruptcy law firm in Northern New Jersey.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Melanie serves on the Board of Directors of CONTACT of Mercer County, a nonprofit whose mission is to provide emotional support to people in crisis or distress.

She is also a student in the Lifland Inn of Court, a federal practice and intellectual property Inn.