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Melissa A. Morgan
P: +1.212.508.6181
F: +1.212.508.6101

Bernice Moran


Melissa advises clients on a diverse range of litigation matters including white collar and internal investigations, complex commercial litigation, intellectual property and contractual disputes. She has handled matters in state and federal courts across the country as well as intellectual property matters in the International Trade Commission (ITC).

During law school, she interned at the Office of the New York State Attorney General and assisted in defending New York State law enforcement agencies and officials in civil rights actions. She also worked at the Health Justice Clinic at Duke as a certified student, representing clients in disability and discrimination cases. 

Publications and Speeches

“Exotic Addiction,” Duke Law Journal Online, Volume 65, August 14, 2015.

“Customary Avoidance,” Social Science Research Network, February 2014.


J.D., cum laude, Duke University School of Law, 2015
B.A., magna cum laude, Pepperdine University, 2005

Bar Admissions

New York


Online Executive Editor, Duke Law Journal
Legal Intern, Office of the New York State Attorney General, 2013
Research Team, Duke Innocence Project
Vice Chair of Communications, Humans Rights Law Society