Melissa Cornell represents clients in all facets of commercial litigation. Prior to joining Keker, Van Nest & Peters, Ms. Cornell served as a judicial law clerk to Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.
Ms. Cornell earned her J.D. from Stanford Law School, her M.S. in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, and her B.A. in Political Science and English, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to law school, she taught high school science in Philadelphia as a Teach For America corps member. She also worked on the research team for the Elementary School Excellence Study at The Wharton School Management Department.