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Melissa Nott Davis Joins White and Williams in Boston

Boston, MA
September 13, 2017

We are pleased to announce the addition of Melissa Nott Davis as Counsel in our Boston Office. Melissa joins the General Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property Practice Groups.

Melissa brings more than 15 years of experience representing clients across various industries, including life sciences, pharma/biotech, consumer products, high technology and healthcare, in state and federal court matters, International Trade Commission investigations, mediations and arbitrations. Her litigation experience spans a wide a range of practice areas, including complex commercial, intellectual property, employment and white collar.

Melissa serves as a counselor for clients seeking to resolve disputes without incurring cost of litigation. She has experience negotiating a variety of commercial and employment agreements and intellectual property licenses. She frequently works with international clients, managing cross-cultural communications and navigating applicable regulatory frameworks; clients have included companies from Japan, Germany, Taiwan, the Netherlands and France.

Melissa has been recognized by the National Law Journal on Boston's "Rising Stars 40 under 40" list, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly on the "Top Women in Law " list and "Up and Coming" attorneys list, and by Super Lawyers Magazine as a "Rising Star." In addition to her long list of accomplishments, Melissa maintains an active pro bono practice. In 2016, she received Boston University's Public Interest Project's Alumni Award for her work with MLPB (formerly Medical-Legal Partnership | Boston) and Children's Law Center of Massachusetts. In 2010, she received special recognition for her pro bono work as part of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court's Adams Pro Bono Award to her former firm.

Prior to joining White and Williams, Melissa was a Partner in the Boston office of McDermott Will & Emery LLP.

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