Melissa Hutson is a partner in the Firm’s Transactional Practice Group concentrating on banking and financing. Melissa’s practice focuses on syndicated debt facilities, debt commitments and bridge loan financings for leveraged acquisitions by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public and private companies. She also advises clients on a broad range of other secured lending and financing transactions, including debt restructurings.

Melissa advises private equity sponsors, borrowers and lenders in the structuring, negotiation and documentation of debt financing transactions. She has substantial experience in acquisition financings, recapitalizations and debt restructuring.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2003New York


  • University of Virginia School of LawJ.D.2001
  • University of VirginiaB.A.with High Honors1998