Melissa May is a Litigation Associate in the Firm’s Corporate Governance and Shareholders Rights practice group.
Ms. May initiated her career as a paralegal, focusing on class actions, multi-district litigations, and personal injury cases. Her support of efforts that led to significant client recoveries equipped her with a true awareness of institutional misconduct and its individualized repercussions – a perspective she continues to follow in practice.
Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. May developed a strong business acumen through extensive corporate experience with prominent financial institutions, both domestically and abroad. Her education culminated with a prestigious externship at the Delaware Court of Chancery during her final year in law school, where she honed her capabilities in corporate governance matters and complex litigation under Delaware law.
Ms. May focuses on shareholder derivative litigation in the Firm’s New York office. Her practice also centers on alternative entities and corresponding fiduciary duty claims.