New York Law Journal named partner Melissa Colón-Bosolet to its 2020 “Rising Stars” list. The annual awards celebrates the region’s most promising lawyers 40 and younger. Winners will be recognized in the New York Law Journal’s upcoming Professional Excellence magazine and honored on October 27, 2020, at the New York Law Awards.
Melissa 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. Melissa is also a leader in the New York legal community. She currently serves as Co-Chair of the NYC Bar Association’s Council on the Profession and previously served as chair of the NYC Bar Association’s Women in the Legal Profession Committee. She is a also member of the Hispanic National Bar Association and the National Bar Association. An active Cornell Law School alumna, Melissa also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council and helped create Latino Lawyers of Cornell.