Melissa Cocci is a partner working exclusively in the firm’s real estate transactions practice.  Melissa concentrates her practice in commercial real estate acquisitions, finance, development, disposition, leasing and the creation of corporate entities to support this real estate work.  Melissa has substantial expertise in the negotiation of joint venture documents, commercial loan documents and purchase and sale agreements.

Prior to joining Tenenbaum & Saas, Melissa worked in a real estate settlement company and as general counsel for corporations varying in size from start-ups to publicly traded companies.

Melissa’s approach to her work aims to blend legal analysis, business realties and common sense to reach optimal and workable solutions for her clients.

J.D., Capital University School of Law, Columbus, Ohio
B.A., Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Bar Admissions
District of Columbia

Professional Organizations
Member of CREW DC
Chairperson of CREW DC’s Community Action Committee supporting that organization’s chosen philanthropies