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Sheila M. Melo

Senior Counsel

(949) 623-6055
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5 Park Plaza
Suite 1100
Irvine, CA 92614

Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


J.D., Harvard Law School

  • Executive Editor, Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review
  • Competitor, Ames Moot Court
  • Board Member, Student Funded Fellowships

B.A., highest honors, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

  • Dean's List
  • Phi Beta Kappa

Sheila Melo is senior counsel whose practice focuses on general civil litigation including business, employment, products liability, premises liability, and breach of fiduciary duty.

Prior to joining Gordon & Rees, Ms. Melo was an associate in the Los Angeles office of a large international law firm. She has represented various entities in business litigation matters, including breach of fiduciary duty, civil RICO, intellectual property, breach of contract, products liability, employment and consumer class actions.


U.S. District Court, Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit