Patricia Kavee Melick

Partner

Patricia Kavee Melick
Partner
office Stamford
phone 203-363-7615
fax203-363-7676
emailpmelick@wiggin.com
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Biography

Patti Melick is a partner in the firm's Corporate Department, the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice, and is chair of the Life Sciences Practice. She is also a member of the firm's Pro Bono Committee and a past member of the Executive Committee.


Ms. Melick has extensive experience representing companies in the life sciences industry, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agrochemical, diagnostic and medical device companies. She regularly assists clients in cross-border mergers and acquisitions and complex strategic alliances, licensing and global partnering transactions. Her clients include domestic and European public companies, emerging growth companies, entrepreneurs and scientists.

Ms. Melick has been recognized as a "Life Science Star" for mergers and acquisitions and licensing and collaboration in all editions of LMG Life Sciences, a Euromoney publication (for more information about the standards for inclusion in LMG Life Sciences, click here). She is also a James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation, and recipient of the Pro Bono Partnership's 2013 Volunteer of the Year Award.

She joined Wiggin and Dana in 1995 and is a resident in the firm's Stamford office. Before joining Wiggin and Dana, Ms. Melick practiced law in the New York office of the Swedish law firm, Mannheimer Swartling.

Ms. Melick graduated summa cum laude from Lehigh University, Phi Beta Kappa, and received her J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School.

Recognitions

Finance Monthly Deal Maker of the Year (2016)

LMG Life Science Star for Mergers and Acquisitions and Licensing and Collaborations (2012 - 2016)

James W. Cooper Fellow of the Connecticut Bar Foundation (2015)

Pro Bono Partnership Volunteer of the Year (2013)

Nominated for LMG Life Sciences' Licensing and Collaboration Attorney of the Year (2013)


office Stamford
phone 203-363-7615
fax203-363-7676
emailpmelick@wiggin.com
view LinkedIn profile

PRACTICE GROUPS

EDUCATION

  • University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1987
  • Lehigh University, B.A., 1984, summa cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Connecticut
  • New York


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