Melissa is a litigation associate in Orrick’s San Francisco office. Her practice spans cybersecurity and privacy matters, complex commercial disputes, government and internal investigations, and regulatory enforcement actions.
In her commercial practice, Melissa represents companies in a wide range of civil disputes including claims of breach of contract, fraud, and consumer protection. Melissa also has experience defending individuals and companies against investigations and subsequent enforcement actions brought by the government, including the OCC.
Melissa’s cybersecurity and privacy experience includes defending companies against class action litigation and disputes following cybersecurity and privacy incidents, as well as counseling clients on data breach incident response and remediation.
Melissa also has a robust pro bono practice. Among other matters, Melissa is currently representing multiple members of a Honduran family seeking various forms of immigration relief.