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Melanie Meyers

Melanie Meyers

  • Partner
  • Real Estate
  • New York
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Melanie Meyers is a member of the Real Estate Department resident in Fried Frank's New York office.  She joined the Firm in 2003 as a partner.
Ms. Meyers' practice focuses on real estate development, specializing in land use, environmental review, zoning, public approvals and private/public partnerships.
Prior to joining Fried Frank, Ms. Meyers served as general counsel to the New York City Department of City Planning.  From 1994 to 1997, she was an adjunct professor in the Real Estate Development Program at Columbia University.  From 1993 to 1994 Ms. Meyers was an associate professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and an assistant professor from 1990 to 1993. 

Honors & Awards

Ms. Meyers is consistently recognized by Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business as a leading individual in Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use and is consistently recognized by Legal 500 in Real Estate and in Real Estate: Land Use and Zoning.  In addition, Ms. Meyers was named a "Women of Influence" by both Real Estate New York and Real Estate Forum in 2008 and 2010. She was also featured in NYinc's "Profiles in Innovation - 15 People You Should Know" in real estate.

Professional Associations

Member, WX New York Women Executives in Real Estate
Member, New York City Bar Association
Board of Governors, Real Estate Board of New York
Advisory Board, Real Estate Law Reporter

Bar Admissions/Licensed Jurisdictions

New York

Practices & Industries


Columbia Law School, JD – 1987
  • Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
  • Editor, Board Member, Law Review
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, BS – 1982
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