Melissa joined the Firm in 2020. She focuses her practice in the areas of estate planning and administration. She received her B.A in History, cum laude, from Davidson College and her J.D., cum laude, from Wake Forest University School of Law, where she served as an Articles Editor for the Wake Forest Law Review. She also served as a research assistant for the lead reporter of the medical liability sections of the Restatement Third of Torts, by the American Law Institute (ALI).
- Publication: Christine Coughlin, Nancy M.P. King & Melissa McKinney, Regenerative Medicine and the Right to Try, 18 Wake Forest J. Bus. & Intell. Prop. L. 590 (2018)