Melissa Muro LaMere focuses her practice on litigation involving non-competition agreements, trade secrets, business torts, and unfair competition and trade practices. She enjoys working with clients to protect their business assets in a competitive marketplace. Melissa serves on the boards for the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association and the Infinity Project, and she is also a member of Maslon's Diversity Committee and co-chair of Maslon's Diverse Attorney Resource Group.
Melissa is a cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where she was a managing editor of the Minnesota Journal of International Law and student director of the Human Rights Litigation & International Legal Advocacy Clinic. During law school Melissa was also active in the Minnesota Hispanic Bar Association Mentorship Program and Latino Law Student Alliance. She received her undergraduate degree in economics with quantitative emphasis from the University of Minnesota. Before becoming an attorney, Melissa held various positions in the Office of U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar.
Light of Justice Award, Texas Defender Service, 2018
Up & Coming Attorney, Minnesota Lawyer, 2017
Labor & Employment Star – Midwest, Benchmark Litigation, 2017
North Star Lawyer, Minnesota State Bar Association, 2012-2013, 2016-2017 (North Star Lawyer is a designation that recognizes members who provide 50 hours or more of pro bono legal services in a calendar year.)