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Fu, Melissa
Direct Tel: 212 849 7624 , Direct Fax: 212 849 7100
New York
Tel: +1 212 849 7000 Fax: +1 212 849 7100

Melissa Fu is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s New York office. Her practice focuses on intellectual property litigation and complex commercial litigation in various industries. Melissa draws on her past experience as an investment funds associate at another global law firm, where she advised private funds and registered funds companies with fund formation and SEC regulatory compliance.

While at Columbia Law School, Melissa was named a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and was the Managing Editor of Columbia Journal of Asian Law. She also focused on issues in copyright and IP law generally. She served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Laura Taylor Swain, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She worked as a research assistant and helped with the editing of a Restatement for the American Law Institute (ALI). Melissa also served as a student attorney for the Courtroom Advocates Project, worked as a Constitutional law debate coach and judge for the Legal Outreach, and assisted small business owners with COVID-19 relief in the Payment Protection Program. Prior to law school, she worked as a Litigation Legal Assistant at another global law firm. Melissa also speaks Mandarin Chinese.

  • Columbia Law School 
    (J.D., 2021)
    • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • Columbia Journal of Asian Law: 
      • Managing Editor
    • Columbia Law Revue
  • New York University  
    (B.A., Politics, with Honors, cum laude, 2018)
    • Dean's List
  • The State Bar of New York
  • Mandarin