Melanie is an associate in the shipping group. Her practice focuses on maritime and offshore energy matters, transactional matters, and commercial litigation.

Melanie is a member of the Order of the Barrister’s an honorary award recognising excellence in oral and written advocacy. Having lived in France, the United Kingdom and Qatar, Melanie is bilingual English-French and speaks Romanian fluently.

Melanie received her bachelor of science from Northwestern University and her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center. While in law school, she was a member of the alternative dispute resolution team and she served as a senior article editor for the Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy, where her work on technological developments in the medical industry was also published.

She is admitted to practise in all Texas state courts and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.