Melanie DeFiore is a digital and technology transactions associate in the firm’s New York office. Her practice focuses on drafting and negotiating agreements for technology-focused transactional matters, including software development and licensing, technology licensing and systems implementation. She also works on advertising and media transactions. This combination of experience positions Melanie to advise clients on various legal issues associated with dealmaking in the metaverse.
Before joining Manatt, Melanie worked as an associate at a New York-based law firm, where she drafted and negotiated commercial contracts, including those relating to software, software-as-a-service, data licensing, and professional services for large corporate clients. She also advised clients on data privacy and cybersecurity matters.