Melissa S. San Angelo
Melissa San Angelo's litigation practice includes general civil matters, employment law, insurance defense and the defense of liability claims against health care facilities and providers. She has experience representing clients in employment matters, including wage and hour, discrimination, wrongful termination, and harassment claims. She has handled various insurance defense matters, including wrongful death and personal injury cases. Outside of litigation, she assists clients with business formation and advises on workplace practices.
Prior to joining Gust Rosenfeld, Melissa clerked for the Honorable Sarah R. Simmons and the Honorable Richard E. Gordon of the Superior Court of Arizona, Pima County. She also spent four and a half years in private practice in Southern California.
University of Arizona (B.A. 2009)
California Western School of Law (J.D. 2012)
State Bar of Arizona
State Bar of California
Pima County Bar Association
Young Lawyers Division of the Pima County Bar Association (President, 2019-2020)
Tucson Young Professionals (Board of Directors, 2021-Current)
PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS
Co-Author, "Arizona Business Law Deskbook" (2019-current), chapter on Discrimination and Sexual Harassment.
The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch® (Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Labor and Employment; Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants) 2021