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Melissa M. Coates, Ph.D.


Melissa M. Coates represents clients in class actions, intellectual property, product liability, and financial services litigation before US federal and state court. In addition to complex commercial litigation, Melissa maintains an active pro bono practice. As a participant in Miami’s Legal Line and Small Claims Clinic, she advises local individuals on a range of issues. A former research scientist, Melissa holds a Ph.D. in biological sciences.