Melissa Gardner is a partner in Lieff Cabraser’s San Francisco office. A graduate of Harvard Law School, Melissa was a semi-finalist in the Harvard Ames Moot Court Competition, as well as a Student Attorney with the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project and South Brooklyn Legal Services.
Prior to joining Lieff Cabraser, Melissa worked at Emery Celli Brinckherhoff & Abady and at South Brooklyn Legal Services, where she assisted with the Workers’ Rights and Government Benefits Unit.
Melissa served in the United States Peace Corps from 2005 to 2008, where she taught college students at Gansu Forestry College in Tianshui, China.
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