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Melissa A. Carpenter

Associate
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Office: 404-873-8000

75 14th St NE 26th Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

Melissa has been with the firm since 2009, first as a paralegal, and then as an associate after earning her law degree from Georgia State University College of Law in 2012. Before that, she earned her undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT.

Melissa has experience in a diverse array of civil litigation matters in state and federal courts, including drafting pleadings and motions, discovery, trial, and appeal. She is also experienced in government contracts and administrative matters, including bid protests and ensuing litigation.

Melissa is a member of the State Bar of Georgia and is licensed to practice in all Georgia trial and appellate courts.

Melissa is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Education

J.D., Georgia State University College of Law, 2012

Brigham Young University

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Georgia
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

State Bar of Georgia

Representative Experience

Successfully defended the winning bidder against protests before the Department of Administrative Services in the following bids:

  • RFP No. 40300-DAS0000122 “Eligibility and Enrollment System and Services 19”
  • RFP No. 99999-SPD0000149 “Information Technology Temporary Staffing Services”
  • RFP No. 48400-DOT0000620 “Statewide Dispatching and Scheduling Solution”
  • RFP No. No.47800-SOS0000026 “Corporations Registration System”
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Just wanted to send a formal thank you note to emphasize just how grateful I am for the outcome of my case! You truly have taken the stress out of this unfortunate situation. N.S.
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Very professional, updated me once a week, very thorough and knocked it out of the park. We got everything we were looking for. The overall staff was very encouraging and gave me the strength to keep going. Chris J.