Melissa Lewis

Melissa Lewis

Bodman PLC

Recognized since 2023

Detroit, Michigan

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

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Ms. Lewis represents national and regional financial institutions on commercial loan origination matters, including the structuring, negotiation and documentation of agented and syndicated loan transactions. Her experience encompasses leveraged buyout and sponsor-financed transactions, asset-based loans, commercial real estate transactions, including mortgage warehouse and mortgage repurchase facilities, and multi-currency facilities. She also has extensive experience in negotiation and closing debt facilities involving mezzanine debt, subordinated debt and second lien debt. Ms. Lewis has also assisted banks with the development of standard documentation for syndicated credit facilities and sponsor-leveraged buyout transactions.


  • Ford Field, Sixth Floor
    1901 Saint Antoine Street
    Detroit, MI 48226


  • Michigan State University, B.A.
  • The University of Michigan Law School, J.D.

Bodman PLC
Headquarters: Detroit, Michigan

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law

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