Melissa earned a J.D. from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City in 2014, where she held a Dean Merit Scholarship. Her intellectual property law experience includes work with ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), the Davis Firm, PLLC, where she worked on music copyright and entertainment law matters. Melissa has a B.A. in Political Science from Lafayette Collage and a minor in Psychology.