Melissa  M.  Cecchi


Melissa has a degree in electrical engineering and focuses her practice on intellectual property law. Prior to joining Dinsmore she worked in the energy industry, where she demonstrated compliance with NERC standards; analyzed existing third-party contracts for regulatory compliance with new NERC standard CIP-13; supported the creation of a new Enterprise Resilience Team in order to identify, prepare for, and respond to known and unknown risks; and maintained and updated compliance responsibility matrix of all enforceable requirements. She received her J.D. from Boston University School of Law.


  • City College  (B. Eng., 2022)
    • Electrical Engineering
  • Boston University School of Law  (J.D., 2017)
    • Intellectual Property Law
  • Eastern Michigan University  (B.S., 2014)
    • Criminology
    • Criminal Justice
    • Legal Studies

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office