MELISSA RUBIO

Associate – Milwaukee

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735 N. Water St., Suite 610, Milwaukee, WI 53202
P: (414) 436-0353 / F: (414) 436-0354

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BIOGRAPHY

Prior to pursuing my law degree at the University of Wisconsin Law School, I obtained a bachelor’s degree in Finance at Minnesota State University, Mankato. I started my legal career in Minnesota as a legal assistant for a small, family-owned law firm. At that time, I worked primarily on matters of Social Security Disability, but I also worked closely with an attorney recognized in the area of worker’s compensation.

 

In law school I pursued opportunities that explored social justice issues. I have worked with the Wisconsin Innocence Project conducting research, writing, and performing investigatory work. I was a research assistant researching and writing on police use of force. In my final year of law school, I served as the Treasurer for Advocates for Immigrants’ Rights, a student organization at UW-Madison. I was a member of the Wisconsin Journal of Law, Gender & Society, one of the earliest legal journals in the country dedicated to furthering the study of women and the law.

 

As an Associate with MWH, I support attorneys practicing in various practice groups, including Corporate & Transactional, Real Estate, Commercial Contracts, Public Finance, and Technology. Prior to becoming an Associate, I served as a Law Clerk at MWH for almost two years.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  1. MWH Law Group LLP, Associate, June 2022 — Present
  2. MWH Law Group LLP, Law Clerk, December 2020 – June 2022
  3. Wisconsin Innocence Project, Clinical Law Student, June 2020 – May 2021
  4. Reitan Law Office, PLLC, Legal Assistant, November 2017 – June 2019
SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
  1. “Perspectives on the Fight for Tuition Equity”, University of Wisconsin-Madison AIR Panel, 2022
PUBLICATIONS

PRACTICE AREAS

  1. Commercial Contracts
  2. Corporate & Transactional
  3. Public Finance
  4. Real Estate
  5. Technology

EDUCATION

  1. University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D.
  2. Minnesota State University – Mankato, B.A., Finance

ADMISSIONS

  1. Admitted to practice in all state courts in Wisconsin

 

License Date: 6/1/2022

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