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37th Annual Expo & Conference
March 29-31, 2022Hilton Stamford Connecticut

Melissa Russo
Senior Associate at Chalos & Co


Melissa Russo specializes in maritime arbitration, contractual disputes, premises liability and property damage insurance defense matters. Ms. Russo also regularly assists clients navigating regulatory and administrative issues with Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Bureau of Industry & Security. Ms. Russo earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History, Music Performance and Corporate Strategy from the Vanderbilt University College of Arts & Science and her Juris Doctor degree from the Touro College Jacob D. Fuschberg Law Center, where she served as the editor-in-chief for the Journal of Race, Gender and Ethnicity. In addition to her active litigation and transactional matters, Ms. Russo also serves as pro bono litigation counsel for a local amateur hockey association.

Agenda Sessions

  • Voluntary Reporting to USCG Port State Authorities