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Biography

Melissa’s practice focuses on general business advising and business and real estate transactions.  Melissa has extensive experience representing buyers and sellers in connection with purchases and sales of businesses, including structuring, negotiating, documenting and closing such transactions.  She also regularly advises companies on contractual matters, including service agreements, transportation and warehousing agreements, sales and distributions agreements and other matters.

Melissa also has significant experience representing buyers, sellers and developers of real estate regarding purchases, sales, Section 1031 like kind exchanges, property tax abatement and affordable housing tax credit projects.

Other Info About Melissa

Experience

Legal Work Highlights

$60 million sale of equity interests and medical office building portfolio

Multiple $5-6 million affordable housing projects, including multiple real estate purchases, construction and permanent financing, and tax credit syndication

Special counsel for Indiana statutory matters in connection with $271 million tender offer

$18 million sale of quarry assets

$100 million sale of membership interests in service business

Education

Bar Membership

Melissa is licensed to practice in the following state:

Indiana, 1998

Courts

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Indiana State Bar Association, Business Section

American Bar Association

IndyCREW, Mentoring Committee

Venture Club of Indiana

Association of Corporate Growth, Indiana

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Women & Hi Tech, Member, 2004

Indiana Association of Child Care Resources & Referral, Board Member, 2004

Westfield-Washington Chamber of Commerce, Board Member, 2002-2004