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Melanie G. Fordyce

Participating Associate, Houston
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Contact
1177 West Loop South, 10th Floor
Houston, Texas 77027
P: 713.351.6240
F: 713.629.5027
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Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • DTPA/Consumer Law
  • Insurance
  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • State and Federal Civil Litigation
  • Toxic Tort
  • Transportation

Ms. Fordyce began her professional life as a journalist, working in newspapers throughout Texas and Florida. She now brings her fact-gathering and deadline-writing skills to the zealous representation of her clients.

Ms. Fordyce represents a variety of clients, including representing apartment complexes and other landowners against claims of inadequate security. She also has represented clients in matters involving construction defects, personal injury at construction sites, and wrongful death cases.

Ms. Fordyce received a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin in 1996, where she was a reporter for The Daily Texan. Before starting law school, she was the assistant sports editor for The Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, Florida, for five years. Ms. Fordyce graduated magna cum laude from South Texas College of Law in 2008. At South Texas, Ms. Fordyce served as a Langdell Scholar and an assistant editor on the South Texas Law Review.

Education

South Texas College of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, magna cum laude, 2008
University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Journalism, 1996

Admissions

Admitted to bar, 2009, Texas.
Court Admissions: United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas.

Memberships & Services

State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, and Texas Young Lawyers Association

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