Melissa Young Associate




Melissa Young defends clients against professional malpractice claims in state and federal court. Clients include a variety of (non-medical) licensed professionals, including but not limited to attorneys, CPAs, insurance brokers and licensed real estate professionals. 

The firm’s Professional Liability & Services attorneys work “cross-practice” with other functional areas to assist with the growing number of challenges that arise in various facets of a case, including cyber risk, privacy rights, employment law, management liability, government affairs, unfair competition, class actions and commercial/ transactional services.

Representative Matters

Representing an insurance broker against claims of professional negligence and discrimination for an alleged failure to make infertility treatments available to same-sex couples under an employee benefit group health care plan and alleged violations of state and federal anti-discrimination laws. 

Representing an attorney against professional negligence, conversion and fraud claims for an alleged unauthorized wire transfer of funds from the attorney’s trust account. 

Representing insurance brokers against malpractice claims for failure to procure adequate coverage.