Melanie Carter concentrates her practice in complex commercial and corporate matters. She has experience counseling clients on a wide range of business issues, such as: corporate litigation and business disputes, including breach of contract, fraud, and other business torts; real estate tax assessment, exemption, and constitutional litigation; and energy litigation.
She also regularly represents pharmaceutical companies in national state and federal products liability cases.
Melanie began her legal career as a federal law clerk to the Honorable Joel H. Slomsky of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
While in law school, Melanie served as Executive Articles and Symposium Editor with the Temple Political &Civil Rights Law Review. She also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable J. Curtis Joyner of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Prior to law school, Melanie worked in public education through Teach For America.
Melanie serves as a member of the Firm’s Philadelphia Attorney Recruiting and Retention Committee, sits on the Firm's Alumni Committee, and co-chaired the Philadelphia 2017, 2018, and 2019 Summer Associate Programs.
Outside the Firm
Melanie enjoys hiking and playing the piano, and is a certified Reiki Master.