Melissa Sevier joined Briglia Hundley as a law clerk during her first year of law school. In this position, she provided legal assistance on cases throughout the firm’s diverse practice areas. After obtaining her law degree and gaining admission to the Virginia State Bar, Mrs. Sevier accepted the firm’s offer to join it as a full-time practicing attorney.
While a law student at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, Mrs. Sevier served as President of the Business Law Society and held executive board positions on the International Law Journal, Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, and Animal Legal Defense Fund. She graduated law school with a concentration in Tax Law.
Since joining Briglia Hundley, Mrs. Sevier’s experience has allowed her to actively support the firm’s land use, accountant’s liability, and commercial litigation practices. She is also using her background in tax law to develop the firm’s practice in this area, particularly as it applies to corporations and partnerships.
- Montana State University 2016
- George Mason Antonin Scalia Law School 2020
- But in the End, It Doesn’t Even Matter: How the Ninth Circuit’s Split from Five other Circuits and Subsequent Supreme Court Case Changed Nothing for Section 12(e) Claims, 11 Mason Int’l L.J. 105 (2020).
- Virginia Commercial Landlord-Tenant Rights and Obligations During the COVID-19 Pandemic
- ABA 50 State Survey of Accountant’s Liability: West Virginia
- Supreme Court of Virginia
Memberships & Community Activities
- American Bar Association
- Litigation, Young Lawyers, and Taxation Sections
- Virginia Bar Association
- Fairfax Bar Association
- Young Lawyers and Taxation Sections
- Law Library Committee