A litigation partner in the Los Angeles office, Melissa Ingalls has a wide-ranging complex commercial litigation practice, including contract and business tort disputes, as well as consumer fraud claims and other class action defense. She has been involved in numerous jury and bench trials in state and federal courts and has handled matters in arbitration.

In March 2005, Melissa was named one of the Top 20 Attorneys Under 40 by the Daily Journal Extra.

In 2005, 2006 and 2009, Melissa was named one of California's Top Women Litigators by the Daily Journal.



Recognized for Commercial Litigation, The Best Lawyers in America, 2022–2023


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1994California
  • 2006District of Columbia


  • DePaul University College of LawJ.D.1994

    Order of the Coif

    DePaul Law Review, 1992–1994

  • University of PennsylvaniaB.A.1990