Melissa Licker has nearly two decades of experience partnering with financial services lenders, servicers, and investors to resolve their litigation needs in state and federal courts in New York. She provides her clients with strategies tailored to each situation aimed at identifying and mitigating risk.

Melissa concentrates her practice on foreclosure litigation, bankruptcy, reorganization, workouts, regulatory matters related to consumer finance, and general litigation. She is well-versed in bankruptcy proceedings, including contested matters, adversary proceedings, and appeals. Prior to joining Hinshaw, Melissa oversaw a national law firm's New York and New Jersey bankruptcy practice group.

Honors & Awards

  • Temple University Beasley School of Law
    • Temple International & Comparative Law Journal, Notes and Comments Editor


Word games and strong coffee.


J.D., Temple University Beasley School of Law, 2007

B.A., Business, University of Washington, 2000