Trial and appellate lawyer Melissa Meister has been named to The Best Lawyers in America© 2023 for Criminal Defense: White Collar. A former Department of Justice Trial Attorney and Assistant U.S. Attorney, Meister has tried cases and argued appeals in state and federal courts across the country, including the United States Supreme Court.
Also honored by Best Lawyers in 2021 and 2022, Meister is not only a skilled trial and appellate attorney, but has extensive experience conducting internal investigations. A former Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals clerk, Meister attended the University of Arizona for both college and law school, graduating law school summa cum laude. She is admitted to practice in California, Arizona, and the District of Columbia.
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