Melissa A.


Melissa Conrad-Alam advises clients on both litigation and corporate issues. She focuses her litigation practice on an array of business and commercial litigation matters, while her corporate practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate governance.

Melissa served as a Summer Associate at Sutherland in 2013. Prior to that, she worked as a legal intern for the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, where she assisted with finance and litigation matters, and for the Georgia Law Center for the Homeless, where she assisted with litigation matters representing homeless clients in the Atlanta area. Melissa also served as the Daniel J. Curtin Fellow for the American Planning Association’s Planning and Law Division from 2012-2013.

Awards and Rankings

Named among the "Top 40 Under 40" by Georgia Trend Magazine (2010)
Recipient, Georgia STAND-UP and Act Award (2010)
Named "Policy Leader of the Year" by Younger Women’s Task Force (2011)

  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Georgia School of Law, Executive Managing Editor, Georgia Journal for International and Comparative Law; Member, University of Georgia Moot Court Board
  • M.S.W., University of Georgia
  • B.A., Oglethorpe University
Bar Admissions
  • Georgia

Our Story

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is an international law firm helping the Fortune 100, industry leaders, sector innovators and business entrepreneurs solve their biggest challenges and reach their business goals. Dedicated to unfaltering excellence in client service, we are known for our business savvy and industry intelligence, providing creative and custom solutions for each of our clients. Industry and business experience makes the difference for our clients.

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