Education

New York University School of Law, J.D., 2004

University of Virginia, B.S., Commerce, 2001

Admitted

District of Columbia

New York

Melissa Ahn is counsel in Chapman's Asset Securitization Department. Her practice is focused on the representation of financial institution clients in securitization and structured finance transactions involving a variety of asset classes. Melissa's experience includes negotiating legal issues involving domestic and international counterparties; drafting indentures, loan agreements, forward and repurchase agreements, and legal opinions; and advising on financial downgrade consequences and potential cross-default triggers. She has also advised clients on internal reorganization and restructurings, including mergers, stock purchases, option rights, and liquidations.

Melissa is an adjunct professor at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School and previously practiced at an Am Law 100 firm.