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Melissa is an E-Discovery Attorney in Reed Smith’s Records & E-Discovery Group, having joined the firm in 2019. In this role, she assists with primary and secondary review, privilege logs, contract and due diligence review, and record retention issues. Since joining Reed Smith, Melissa has worked almost exclusively on behalf of clients in the life sciences health industry area. She currently focuses her efforts on a large multi-district litigation involving the pharmaceutical industry.


  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 2007, J.D.
  • Canisius College, 2004, B.A., Criminal Justice and Psychology

  • Pensilvania

  • State Supreme Court - Pennsylvania