520 3rd Ave SW, Suite 1900, Centennial Place, East Tower, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 2005
Partner and regional group manager (Calgary) of BLG’s Capital Markets and Corporate Commercial Group, co-leader of the firm's Driven by Women initiative, co-chair of its Pro Bono Committee and a member of its Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiative. Melissa advises public and private Canadian and foreign-based clients in a wide range of industries, including technology, mining, oil and gas, manufacturing and the hospitality industry. Her clients range from small start-up private entities to large multinational companies. Many of her public clients are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange, Canadian Stock Exchange and foreign stock exchanges. She is also director of the Canadian Blockchain Association of Women. Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada (Oil & Gas Law). Education: LLB (University of Calgary). Admitted to the Alberta Bar in 2005.