As a member of Venable’s Product Liability and Mass Torts Practice Group, Melinda represents national and international pharmaceutical and medical device companies in complex litigation, including:
Melinda is committed to representing clients in pro bono matters throughout Maryland. Melinda's current pro bono work includes representing immigrant children seeking Special Immigrant Juvenile Status on behalf of Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and clients seeking expungement of criminal records on behalf of the Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service.
Melinda is a member of the Defense Research Institute (DRI) and its Drug and Medical Device Committee. She also serves as Board Secretary of TurnAround, Inc., which provides counseling and other services to survivors of sexual assault, sex trafficking, and domestic violence.