Melissa Lee Brumer

Melissa Lee Brumer


Recognized since 2021

New York, New York

Practice Areas

Criminal Defense: White-Collar

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Melissa Lee Brumer is an associate in Goodwin’s Complex Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice. She focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense, government and internal investigations, and complex commercial and financial litigation. Ms. Brumer also has an active pro bono practice, including representing indigent criminal defendants in a variety of federal matters. She joined the firm in 2019.

Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Brumer served as a law clerk to the Honorable Dora L. Irizarry, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Prior to that, she was an associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP.


  • The New York Times Building
    620 Eighth Avenue
    New York, NY 10018


  • Fordham University, B.A., graduated 2012
  • Fordham University, J.D., graduated 1998

Bar Admissions

  • New York, Admitted

New York, New York

159 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

109 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America awards

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Recognized in Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Additional Areas of Practice:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Litigation - Securities


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