MELISSA COLÓN-BOSOLET 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, evidentiary hearings, and trial. Melissa’s engagements span numerous industries and legal claims, including those involving breach of contract, business torts, and securities claims. Melissa also represents companies and board committees in some of their most complex and sensitive enforcement and investigation-related issues.
Melissa’s litigation skills and reputation as a trusted business counselor has earned her industry accolades. In 2021, Melissa was named to Bloomberg Law’s inaugural edition of “They’ve Got Next: 40 Under 40.” In 2020, she was recognized by Crain’s New York Business as a “Notable Women in Law” and New York Law Journal as a “Rising Star.” She has also been named a “Rising Star” for Business Litigation in New York City by Super Lawyers from 2014 through 2018. Additionally, Melissa is a recipient of the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 2017 “Top Lawyers Under 40” Award.
Melissa is also a leader in the New York legal community. She served as chair of the NYC Bar Association’s Women in the Legal Profession Committee and is currently Co-Chair of the NYC Bar Association Council on the Profession. She is a member of the Hispanic National Bar Association and the National Bar Association. An active Cornell Law alumna, Melissa also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council and helped create Latino Lawyers of Cornell.