Melissa Brown advises public and private companies, real estate investment trusts, and institutional real estate investors as sellers, purchasers, and developers in Texas and throughout the United States. Melissa has experience in a broad array of real estate transactions, including the acquisition, development, leasing, and sale of improved and unimproved real estate. She represents companies in various industries, including within the healthcare, energy, and manufacturing sectors. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Melissa served as in-house counsel to a real estate development and property management company. In that capacity, she drafted and negotiated numerous leases on behalf of landlords of multi-family residential and commercial properties.