Melinda’s litigation practice focuses on business and commercial litigation matters, including antitrust, employment, breach of contract, and trade secrets, as well as legal malpractice defense.

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Melinda K. Burton

(937) 227-9901

110 N. Main St., Suite 1600
Dayton, OH 45402

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Commercial and Business Litigation


Breach of Contract


Trade Secrets





Legal Malpractice Defense

Supreme Court of Ohio


United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Ohio Women’s Bar Foundation Leadership Institute, Class of 2012–2013

Fellow, Ohio State Bar Foundation


Ohio State Bar Association


Ohio Women’s Bar Association

Fellow, Dayton Bar Foundation


Dayton Bar Association


American Bar Association

University of Miami School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1994

Dean’s Scholarship

Shoecraft Scholarship

Dean’s List

University of Miami Law Review

American Jurisprudence Book Award: Civil Procedure I-A and Constitutional Law II

Vanderbilt University, B.A., History and Spanish, summa cum laude, 1990

Phi Beta Kappa

Dean’s List

Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society – Parliamentarian

Katherine B. Woodward Spanish Prize, Second Prize

Ohio Lawyer


MLRC, Media Law Newsletter


IP Litigator


American Bar Association, The Young Lawyer


Faruki+ Blog