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Melinda Marie Sarafa

Financial markets and services Attorney at New York, NY

5.0   1 review
This attorney is currently not accepting new clients.
Reason: In-House Counsel
This attorney is currently not accepting new clients.
Reason: In-House Counsel
  • State Years
    New York - NY 24 years
    Texas - TX 28 years
  • Licensed for 24 years
    State NY
    Acquired 2000
    Currently Registered No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State TX
    Acquired 1995
    Inactive No misconduct found

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Select Equity Group, L.P.
380 Lafayette Street
New York, NY, 10003

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Posted by BENJAMIN | January 30, 2014
At the inception of the case, She weighted the Pro's and Con's of different approaches to the matter. Detail oriented and Educational. If ever there was a problem with the judicial system in the future she would be contacted in no limit of time...! Another point to add, I had an additional issue which WAS not related to the reason she was originally retained and acquired remarkable results on that front as well. Overall a counsel to seriously consider if your life is hanging in the balance.
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AVVO RATING 9.8 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Associate General Counsel
  • Select Equity Group, L.P.
  • 2014 - Present
  • Member
  • Sarafa Law LLC
  • 2006 - 2014
  • Partner
  • Zuckerman Spaeder, LLP
  • 2004 - 2006
  • Senior Associate
  • Brafman & Ross, PC
  • 1999 - 2004
  • Assistant Federal Public Defender
  • Federal Public Defender, Southern District of Texas
  • 1997 - 1999
  • Law Clerk
  • Honorable Carolyn Dineen King, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • 1996 - 1997
  • Law Clerk
  • Honorable Jerry Buchmeyer, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • 1995 - 1996
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  • Stanford Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • Princeton University
  • AB
  • 1989


  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Board Member
  • 2011 - Present
  • New York Council of Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • N/A
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A

Honors and Awards

  • New York Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013

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New York Financial markets and services Lawyer Melinda Marie Sarafa
Melinda Marie Sarafa
Financial markets and services Attorney
New York, NY
Licensed for 28 years