Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland


  • J.D., University of Maryland School of Law, 2009
  • M.A., summa cum laude, Sam Houston State University, 2005
  • B.A., magna cum laude, Sam Houston State University, 2001


  • Maryland Defense Counsel

    American Bar Association

    Maryland State Bar Association

    Baltimore County Bar Association
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Melinda L. Fithen


Melinda Fithen is an associate in Venable’s Product Liability and Mass Torts Practice Group in Baltimore. She has broad and substantive litigation experience in state and federal courts, including in pre-suit investigation, case strategy, pleadings and motion practice, written and oral discovery, court hearings, and appeals. Melinda has represented individual and corporate clients in the pharmaceutical, maritime, construction, entertainment, and media industries. She has advised and defended clients with respect to claims for breach of contract, warranty, negligence, personal injury, trademark infringement, and other torts.

Melinda is a graduate of University of Maryland School of Law. She also earned a Master of Arts in English, summa cum laude, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and English, magna cum laude, from Sam Houston State University.