5151 San Felipe
Houston Texas 77056
United States of America
Office Telephone: +1 (713) 917 0888
Office Fax: +1 (713) 953 9470
Direct Dial (Houston): +1 (713) 706-1944
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Melanie is an Associate in the Shipping group. Her practice focuses on maritime and offshore energy matters, transactional matters, and commercial litigation.
Melanie is a member of the Order of the Barrister's an honorary award recognizing excellence in oral and written advocacy.
Having lived in France, the United Kingdom and Qatar, Melanie is bilingual English-French and speaks Romanian fluently.
Recent work includes:
- Representing ship owners in proceedings before U.S. Custom and Border Protection in the area of vessel repair duties
- Advising vessel owners on the application of coastwise laws and cabotage issues surrounding U.S. Flag requirements for foreign built cranes and barges
- Advising foreign and US companies on international trade matters, including potential violations of OFAC, EAR and U.S. sanctions laws
She is admitted to practice in all Texas state courts and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.