Brian Melendez

Brian Melendez is a veteran litigator with more than two decades of experience in trial and appellate practice, a former president of the Minnesota State Bar Association, and a partner in Barnes & Thornburg’s office in Minneapolis. His practice focuses on consumer-credit litigation and business torts. He was named by Minnesota Lawyer magazine in 2002 as one of the Top Ten Attorneys of the Year; he won the award a second time in 2008, only the second person to win twice. He has been named as a “Super Lawyer” in every year since 2003, and is listed in Best Lawyers in America®.

Brian earned his bachelor’s degree with honors from Harvard College in 1986; his law degree with honors from Harvard Law School in 1991, writing on “Districting a Diverse Society”; and a master’s degree in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School in 1991, concentrating in ethics.

Good to know

Job Types Partner
Areas of Practice 1) Litigation and 2) Appeals and Critical Motions
Law School Harvard Law School (J.D.,1991)
Education Harvard College (A.B., cum laude, 1986)
Bar Member / Association Florida State Bar Association,Minnesota State Bar Association
Most recent firm Barnes & Thornburg LLP
LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/brian-melendez-43a624/
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