Melissa leads operations for the dynamic and diversified local Miami team, bringing years of experience in US-European cross-border litigation in mass and class action proceedings involving consumer claims, medical products, and environmental issues.
Initially a medical malpractice defense litigator with a background in nursing, Melissa now focuses on representing the interests of international plaintiffs.
She is certified as an expert in international law by The Florida Bar and is one of fewer than 150 Civil Law Notaries in Florida and fewer than 300 Civil Law Notaries in the United States.
Melissa is the President of the Board of Directors (Vorstand) of Global Justice Network, a Swiss-based non-profit association composed of international claimant counsel who work together to support victims via cross-board litigation projects.
Melissa also serves as an advisor to a litigation finance consultancy company based in Boston, Massachusetts.