Melissa focuses her practice on mergers and acquisitions, and represents strategic and financial buyers and sellers in public and private transactions across a range of industries, including life sciences, technology, digital media and entertainment, and healthcare. 

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  • Prodege Agrees to Acquire BitBurst 

  • Digital Shadows Agrees to Sell to ReliaQuest 

  • Biotech Company ViaCyte to Be Acquired by Vertex Pharmaceuticals 

  • Bristol Myers Squibb to Acquire Turning Point Therapeutics for $4.1 Billion 


  • Columbia Law School
    JD, 2020

  • University of California, Los Angeles
    BA, 2016
    Economics and International Development Studies

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