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Melanie Stratton Lopez

Associate
+1.919.743.7321
Fax +1.919.743.7358

Melanie Stratton is an associate at the firm’s Raleigh office. She is a member of the labor, employment, and workplace safety practice group.

This is a temporary biography. A complete biography will be available soon.

Not admitted to practice law in North Carolina

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Stratton served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor, where she independently handled complex litigation in 25+ active cases including the Fair Labor Standards Act, Davis Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, Occupational Safety and Health Act, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Mine Safety and Health Act, and the whistleblower provisions of various statutes. In addition, Ms. Stratton drafted legal analyses, complaints, motions, and discovery requests and responses. She also took and defended depositions, conducted legal research and extensive fact discovery, negotiated complex settlements, and more.