Melissa Jordon primarily practices insurance defense at the firm’s Miami Office. Her prior experiences include work on maritime and insurance defense cases as a law clerk at Hamilton Miller & Birthisel LLP, appellate work as a clerk at the U.S. Attorney’s Office Appellate Division, and general civil litigation work as a clerk for Jason A. Setchen, P.A. In addition, Melissa has served as a legal intern for federal magistrate judge John O’Sullivan, legal intern for the corporate responsibility department at Bacardi-Martini U.S.A. and as an intern for Judge Don S.Cohn for the Coral Gables County Court.

She is a proud double-cane (University of Miami and University of Miami School of Law Alumna) originally from Connecticut and an avid golfer.

Practice Areas

  •  Insurance Defense

Admitted to Practice

  • Florida 2016
  • Southern District of Florida, 2016
  • Massachusetts 2017
  • Connecticut 2017


  • University of Miami, B.A. History & Political Science, 2014, Summa Cum Laude
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D. 2016, Cum Laude
    • Student Bar Association, Senator
    • International Moot Court Board, Vice President
    • Charles C. Papy Jr., Moot Court Board, Member
    • International & Comparative Law Review, Events Editor

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Spellman Hoeveler Inns of Court
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Dade County Bar Association

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