MELISSA C. PATTON, Partner
(404) 601-1477
mpatton@wznd.net

Primary Areas of Practice:
Melissa has been a civil trial lawyer for seventeen years. Her trial practice currently focuses on property and casualty insurance, premises liability cases, insurance coverage disputes, personal injury, and general civil litigation matters. Melissa began her practice with the firm of Glover & Davis, then worked as an associate at one of the largest insurance defense firms in Georgia for several years. She has successfully tried dozens of civil cases in state and federal courts and has argued extensively in Georgia’s appellate courts. Melissa joined WZND as a partner in 2003.

Education:
University of Georgia
- B.B.A. 1990

Wake Forest University School of Law
- J.D. 1993

Professional Memberships and Activities:
Member: State Bar of Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, Olympic Committee Chairperson 1996, United States District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, United States Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and American Bar Association.

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Born in Atlanta, Georgia. Melissa and her husband Jay live in Buckhead with their two daughters Shaw and Nora. They are members at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church.
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