Douglas C. Melcher
Douglas C. Melcher is a licensed attorney and an active member of the District of Columbia Bar with more than a decade of experience practicing law in the District of Columbia. He is a civil litigator with experience litigating matters involving personal injury, civil rights, contracts, the environment, and administrative law, and has helped clients obtain millions of dollars in compensatory damages and other relief.
Mr. Melcher is the author and publisher of the The D.C. Law Report, and has authored publications in academic journals such as The George Washington Law Review and CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Policy.
Mr. Melcher earned his law degree at The George Washington University Law School where he served as a Notes Editor on The George Washington Law Review and graduated with high honors. He also holds a bachelor of science degree from Syracuse University and a master of science degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Following graduation from law school, Mr. Melcher worked as an associate attorney at the law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, as a volunteer attorney for Oceana (which is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the world’s oceans), and as an associate attorney at the law firm Bode & Grenier, LLP.
Mr. Melcher is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and various federal courts, including the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Mr. Melcher is fluent in Spanish and has lived in Guatemala and Peru. He currently resides in the District of Columbia with his wife and child.
Douglas C. Melcher, Esquire
Phone: (202) 521-0603
Fax: (202) 521-0378
[Last Updated: May 31, 2011]