Andrea DeMelo Laprade


Andrea DeMelo Laprade focuses her practice on structured transactions and securitizations where she advises clients involving a wide range of financial assets. She represents financial institutions, issuers, sponsors, underwriters, and other clients in a variety of financings, both public and private. Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Andrea served as a security forces officer in the United States Air Force and worked in various roles in human resources and management upon her retirement. While in law school, Andrea was editor-in-chief of the Catholic University Law Review. She is fluent in Portuguese and Spanish, conversant in French, and has professional knowledge of Russian.