Thursday, February 20th, 2020

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (February 20, 2020) — Maynard Cooper & Gale is excited to announce that Melissa Yan has joined the Birmingham office as Of Counsel in the Firm’s Corporate Section and a member of the Firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions, General Counsel Services, and Fund Formation & Investment Management practice groups.

Melissa focuses her practice on assisting high net worth individuals and business owners with a broad range of corporate matters including tax issues, restructuring, succession planning, investment fund management, and other business related services. Frequently, Melissa advises clients involved in mergers and acquisitions, providing thorough due diligence, document drafting and review, and strategic counsel through all phases of the negotiation process on both the buy-side and the sell-side.

She is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College, where she received her B.A. in English, and Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law, where she earned her J.D. and was honored as a Scholar of Merit in Business Planning. Melissa also obtained her Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation at the University of Alabama’s School of Law. Prior to joining Maynard Cooper, Melissa practiced law for 8 years with Dominick Feld Hyde, P.C. in Birmingham and served as the Trust Officer for the State of Alabama with Branch Banking & Trust (BB&T).

About Maynard Cooper

Maynard Cooper & Gale (Maynard Cooper) is a full-service law firm that resolves complex business challenges with integrated legal solutions drawn from more than 300 attorneys across its national footprint. The Firm collaborates with its clients to understand their businesses at a granular level, advocating to generate legal outcomes that advance stated business goals. Maynard serves clients across the United States and globally from its offices in Alabama (Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile, and Montgomery), California (Los Angeles and San Francisco), New York (New York City), Tennessee (Nashville), Texas (Dallas), and Washington, D.C. For more information on the firm, visit maynardcooper.com.