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Melissa Francis is a senior associate in Mayer Brown's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice in New York. Melissa focuses her practice on cross-border internal investigations as well as on securities fraud, common law fraud, and breach of contract litigation, including actions pertaining to the sale of residential mortgage-backed securities and collateralized debt obligations. She has represented national and multinational corporations in federal and state courts. Melissa is a core member of Mayer Brown's India group and was named a "New York Metro Rising Star" by Super Lawyers from 2013 through 2016.
Melissa also focuses on asylum and immigration law through her pro bono work, and her contributions and leadership in that arena have been formally recognized both inside and outside of the firm. Among other things, she has successfully represented numerous refugees in their asylum proceedings, including at trial, and spearheaded major relief efforts to assist undocumented youth, victims of crime, and Haitian nationals affected by the 2010 earthquake in obtaining legal status in the United States. Melissa serves as Co-Practice Leader of Mayer Brown's Pro Bono Asylum & Immigration Group, is a member of the Pro Bono Committee, and was named Mayer Brown's Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year. She also serves on the boards of several prominent legal service organizations, which have described Melissa as being "on fire in her advocacy on behalf of immigrant clients." She was a founding member of the Legal Aid Society's New Leadership Program, serves on the Board of Advocates for Human Rights First, and was elected Pro Bono Chair of the New York Legal Assistance Group's Associate Board. Melissa also serves as a guest lecturer on Administrative Law at the George Washington University Law School.
Melissa was seconded to Popular Community Bank for several months during 2013, where she handled a variety of litigation and transactional matters.
Melissa joined Mayer Brown in 2007, after serving as a law clerk for the Honorable Lewis R. Carluzzo on the US Tax court.
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