*Currently licensed in North Carolina only. Practice limited to federal immigration law.
Melissa is an associate in the Greenville office specializing in business immigration. She assists corporate clients with a variety of immigration matters including non-immigrant visas, immigrant petitions, permanent residency applications, and labor certifications through various government agencies.
A dual citizen of both South Africa and the U.S., Melissa was born in South Africa and experienced the immigration process firsthand, as she and her family became naturalized U.S. citizens in 2010. Before joining Ogletree Deakins, Melissa practiced business immigration law with an immigration firm in Charlotte, N.C.
Melissa lives in Greenville with her husband, Andrew, and their dog Oakley. They enjoy traveling, listening to podcasts, and taking walks together in Cleveland Park.