Spector Gadon Rosen Vinci P.C. (SGRV) is pleased to announce that Madison G. Melinek has joined the firm as an Associate in the firm’s Insurance and Casualty Litigation Practice Groups. Her practice includes commercial litigation, including insurance and casualty litigation, and matters involving the defense of amusement parks and product liability defense. Melinek frequently provides corporate assistance to amusement venues, including preparation and review of leases, ride purchase contracts, concession agreements, and other contracts.
Prior to joining the Philadelphia office, Melinek litigated insurance defense matters, providing counsel and representation to insurance clients on all aspects of the claims process, including complex coverage, and bad faith disputes. This included the preparation of coverage opinions, analysis of state-specific laws, and associated litigation.
Melinek has clerked for the Honorable Judge Baratta, in Northampton County, which included assisting the Judge on drafting a number of rulings over a variety of cases, including complex commercial litigation, criminal law and family and divorce law. Melinek presided over a number of intricate insurance disputes, graphic criminal cases, and was responsible for relaying attorney concerns and pre-trial matters to the Judge.
Melinek received her B.A., with honors, in Political Science and History from The Ohio State University in 2015, and her J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2018. She is admitted to practice law in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern, Western, and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania.
Melinek is a member of the Defense Research Institute, a Temporary Board Member and Volunteer at the Support Center for Child Advocacy, and a member of the Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and American Bar Associations.
Spector Gadon Rosen Vinci P.C. has represented clients nationally and internationally for 45 years and provides counsel and expertise across the entire spectrum of legal practice, from complex litigation to sophisticated transactional and corporate matters. The firm has offices in Philadelphia, New Jersey, Florida, New York and Atlanta.
The firm represents businesses, corporate boards, and highly placed individuals. Its clients are engaged in a variety of industries including finance and banking, manufacturing, hospitality, gaming and entertainment, real estate and commercial development, insurance and venture capital, energy, financial services, health care, security and telecommunications.
The firm’s practice areas include high stakes litigation, business disputes, commercial litigation, professional liability, products liability, securities, trust and estates, fiduciary litigation, bankruptcy and creditors rights, civil RICO, trade secrets, trademark and restrictive covenants, intellectual property, antitrust, white-collar criminal defense, banking and financial services, corporate formation and governance, cyber risk and security, employment, entertainment and amusements, environment and energy, wealth management, healthcare, hospitality, insurance coverage and insured casualty litigation, mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, real estate, sports and tax law.