Melissa Lee

Melissa received her J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, where she was an Edward V. Sparer Public Interest Fellow, a member of the Brooklyn Law School Moot Court Honor Society Trial National Team, and a recipient of the Judge Doris A. Thompson and Judge Edward Thompson Award For Excellence In Trial Advocacy. While in law school, Melissa participated in the Capital Defender and Federal Habeas Clinic and interned in the Civil Rights Bureau of the New York State Attorney General’s Office. Prior to law school, Melissa worked as a grassroots organizer and as Manager of Advocacy Programs for Planned Parenthood of New York City.