Melanie assists purchasers, sellers, builders, and other entities to bring real estate development projects to fruition. Her focus is on a variety of matters required to complete transactions successfully, such as drafting purchase and sale contracts, negotiating easement and license agreements, preparing and reviewing lease agreements and assisting companies and individuals with due diligence projects. She serves as examining counsel for a major title insurance company and serves as closing counsel to several commercial institutional lenders.
Melanie has developed extensive experience in property-related issues in the emerging renewable energy sector in New York. She has conducted due diligence reviews on several solar and wind farm developments on behalf of purchasers, developers and lenders related to the sale, purchase or financing of renewable energy projects. Melanie also serves as counsel to a local water authority in connection with certain real property and environmental matters.