Melissa Murphy-Petros is chair of Wilson Elser’s Appellate practice. She has concentrated solely on appellate law and procedure throughout her career, and has litigated hundreds of appeals in state and federal reviewing courts across the country. The national scope of Melissa’s practice and her depth of experience in post-trial and appellate litigation benefit the firm’s existing engagements and are frequently leveraged in appeals of cases tried by other firms.
Licensed in Illinois and New York, Melissa has successfully prosecuted appeals before the Illinois Supreme Court and the New York Court of Appeals, both highest state courts, respectively. Her work spans a variety of Wilson Elser’s practice areas, with particular emphasis on casualty defense, liability and property insurance coverage, and commercial litigation.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Melissa A. Murphy-Petros