New York Law Journal recognized Melissa Colón-Bosolet as a “Rising Star” at the Professional Excellence NYLJ 2020 Awards, which honor lawyers for their influence in their practice areas in New York and beyond. Melissa was commended for her leadership, pro bono, and civic work, including serving on the Cornell Law School Dean’s Advisory Council and as vice president of Latino Lawyers of Cornell. She also received praise for being the youngest chairwoman, as well as the first leader of color, of the NYC Bar Association’s Women in the Legal Profession Committee.
Melissa is a trusted adviser that regularly represents clients in high-risk business disputes in federal and state courts, arbitrations, and internal investigations. Her extensive litigation experience spans all aspects of pleadings, discovery, and trial. She regularly litigates cases involving allegations of fraud, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, bad faith, breach of fiduciary duty and other business torts.