MELANIE MABILE MULCAHY

Mediator

Louisiana

MS. MULCAHY leverages more than 20 years of experience in commercial litigation and transactions across the business law spectrum to provide a creative, practical, persevering approach to mediation. Ms. Mulcahy’s mediation practice encompasses all types of civil matters, with an emphasis on business break-ups, member/shareholder disputes, liquidations, breach of contract matters, construction law, employment law, and other commercial mediation matters. She received her B.A. degree from Tulane University’s Newcomb College in 1994 and her J.D. degree from LSU’s Paul M. Hebert Law Center in 1999. Ms. Mulcahy began her legal career as Assistant General Counsel for a publicly traded telecommunications provider. She is now a member of The Derbes Law Firm, L.L.C., where she has practiced for over 16 years.

Education

  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Louisiana State University, J.D., May 1999
  • Tulane University, Bachelor of Arts, May 1994, French and International Relations (double major)
  • Completed mediation training at maps and 40-Hour Basic Mediation Training at the Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution at the UT Austin law center

Licensure/Admissions

  • Licensed to practice in the State of Louisiana
  • Admitted to practice before the U.S Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana
  • Listed on the approved register of Civil Mediators maintained by the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section of the Louisiana State Bar Association

Memberships/Affiliations

Member of the Louisiana State Bar Association; American Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit; Jefferson Bar Association; and New Orleans Bar Association

Former LSBA YLS Council Chair (June 2009 - June 2010); LSBA Board of Governors Member (June 2009 - June 2010); Louisiana Law Institute Council Member (June 2002 - June 2005; June 2009 - June 2010); ABA House of Delegates, LA Young Lawyer Delegate (Feb. 2003 - June 2005); ABA/YLD District 14 (Louisiana) Representative (June 2001- August 2003)

Awards

LSBA President’s Award (June 2003)

LSBA YLS Bat P. Sullivan Chair’s Award Recipient (June 2002 and June 2007)

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3850 N. Causeway Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70002

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Category
Breach of Contract, Commercial Leasing & Financing Transactions, Commercial Litigation, Construction Defect, Labor & Employment, Landlord Tenant Disputes, Louisiana Mediators, Physician Employment/Services Contracts
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Breach of Contract, Commercial Leasing & Financing Transactions, Commercial Litigation, Construction Defect, Labor & Employment, Landlord Tenant Disputes, Physician Employment/Services Contracts