Schwell Wimpfheimer & Associates LLP, a full-service law firm, provides top-quality legal services with a focus on start-up companies. With attorneys based both in NYC and Jerusalem, SWA offers very attractive rates while maintaining its emphasis on providing top-quality legal services. SWA attorneys are graduates of U.S. law schools and have varied and extensive prior experience at leading U.S. law firms and companies. This collective expertise spans a diverse range of practice areas.
As part of the SWA litigation practice group, Melinda has handled a wide range of commercial litigation matters in state and federal courts in areas such as contracts, intellectual property, trade secrets, and employment. In the area of regulatory law, Melinda has counseled clients regarding compliance with state and federal telemarketing laws, charitable solicitation and consumer protection issues.
Before joining SWA, Melinda gained comprehensive experience at the New York Attorney General’s Office litigating federal civil rights, employment discrimination claims, and Article 75 and Article 78 cases in defense of state employees (including judges) and agencies in federal courts. Melinda conducted all phases of litigation, including depositions, discovery, motion practice and trials.
- Successfully defended three jury trials in the Southern District of New York.
- Advises corporate clients on corporate governance issues.
- Advises clients on regulatory issues in the area of energy regulation, charitable solicitations and telemarketing, and state unfair competition laws.