Ms. Clarke is an associate in the Environmental Department. She focuses her practice on environmental regulatory and site remediation matters.
She has extensive experience with a wide range of litigation matters including oppressed minority shareholder disputes, restrictive covenants, complex commercial suits and foreclosures. She also has experience in creditors’ rights, construction litigation, community association law, and complex title litigation.
Prior to joining Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C., Melissa served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Thomas W. Cavanagh, Jr., P.J.Ch. (Ret.).
Melissa is a graduate of The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law (J.D. 2011) and Washington and Lee University (B.A. 2006, summa cum laude). During law school, she served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Maryland Journal of International Law. Prior to law school, Melissa was an investigative analyst in the Major Economic Crimes Unit of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.
Melissa is a Volunteer Ambassador of the New Jersey Sharing Network, a non-profit, federally designated organ procurement organization, and assists NJSN by communicating the life-saving benefits of organ and tissue donation.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Melissa A. Clarke