Melissa Davis Lowe

Melissa Davis Lowe

Partner
Location:
Irvine, California
Phone:
949-427-1654
949-340-3400
Fax:
949-340-3000
Email:

Practice Admissions: United States District Court for the Central, Southern, Eastern & Northern District of California and all the courts of the State of California

Melissa is a member of the firm's Bankruptcy and Reorganization department and is a resident of the Irvine office. Melissa graduated magna cum laude from the Honors College at the University of Arizona with a B.S.B.A. in Finance in 2003. Ms. Lowe earned her J.D. in 2006 from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and earned her Tax LL.M. from Loyola Law School in 2008. During law school, Ms. Lowe was a staff member of the Loyola Entertainment Law Review and a Scott Moot Court competitor and competed as a finalist in the American Bar Association Law Student Tax Challenge. She also held several leadership positions at the University of Arizona and at Loyola, including President of Phi Alpha Delta. 

Ms. Lowe was named a Rising Star in Southern California Super Lawyers Magazine in 2013 and 2014.  Ms. Lowe is also active in the community. She is a member of the Orange County Bankruptcy Forum, serving as its President in 2013, and of the Orange County Bar Association, and is active with the California Bankruptcy Forum and the Junior League of Orange County, California, as well as her church.

Ms. Lowe also co-authored articles entitled "Who's on First?  How the Insolvency of a Construction Company Can Change the Priorities of a Secured Creditor - Even When It Has Fully Perfected Lien Rights!" which was published in the California Bankruptcy Journal in 2014 and "Subrogation in Bankruptcy: Inconsistencies in Treatment With Tax Claims" which was published in the California Bankruptcy Journal in 2008.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Bankruptcy Litigation
  • Insolvency
  • Financial Transactions

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 2006
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Tax LL.M. - 2008
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
    • B.S.B.A. - 2003