Melanie Dubis leads Parker Poe's Litigation Practice Group. She handles complex patent, securities, and other business disputes at the trial and appellate level for corporate and individual clients in the pharmaceutical, manufacturing, insurance, financial services, energy, and technology industries.
She has experience in North Carolina state and federal courts, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Federal Circuits, and in arbitration proceedings.
Melanie has represented generic pharmaceutical manufacturers in patent litigation under the Hatch-Waxman Act, served as national defense counsel in class action lawsuits involving insurance regulations pending in multiple federal jurisdictions, and defended clients in false advertising and unfair competition claims filed by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). She also represents corporations and their boards of directors in derivative actions.
She appreciates that her clients benefit from doing business in a thriving business region with a high quality of life, and she plays an active role in keeping the Raleigh-Durham area at the top of the “best of” lists through service on numerous boards and committees.