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Melissa J. Reilly - Associate

MELISSA J. REILLY is an Associate in the Firm’s Commercial Group.  She received her Bachelor of Arts from Towson University where she was a double major in International Studies and Political Science.  She received her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Rutgers Law School (Newark), where she was President of the Student Bar Association.  She was also an Immigrant Rights Fellow and participated in the Immigrant Rights Clinic, where she assisted clients seeking entry into the United States for fear-based claims. Melissa was also Co-Chair of the Women’s Law Forum, Vice President of the International Law Society, and a member of the International Refugee Assistance Project.

While at Rutgers Law, Melissa served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Lisa Rose, J.A.D. in the Civil Division of Hudson County and the Honorable Donald A. Kessler, J.Ch. in the Chancery Division in Essex County.  Melissa also served as an intern for Safe Horizon, where she worked in the anti-trafficking program assisting survivors of human trafficking reclaim their legal rights.

Prior to joining the Firm, Melissa served as a law clerk to the Honorable Peter F. Bariso, Jr., A.J.S.C. in the Superior Court of New Jersey in Hudson County.  She is admitted to practice in the States of New Jersey and New York.