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Melissa A. Economy



Melissa Economy collaborates with clients to formulate and execute real estate strategies that drive their business forward. She represents clients in connection with commercial acquisitions, development, dispositions, leases and financing.

Melissa also has broad litigation experience including defending clients in complex commercial disputes and major real estate-related litigation, such as construction disputes, government compliance matters and multimillion-dollar foreclosure litigation.


Bar Admissions


Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois


U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Hon. Joan N. Ericksen, 2003-2005


University of Illinois College of Law
J.D. cum laude, Illinois Law Review (notes and comments editor) (2003)

Carnegie Mellon University
B.A. in History

Carnegie Mellon University
B.F.A. in Drama, cum laude

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