Melissa Byun 

Associate – New York
T.+1 212 504 6112
200 Liberty Street
New York, NY 10281 V-CARD

Mel Byun is an associate in the Tax Group. Prior to joining Cadwalader, Mel served as a law clerk to the Honorable M. Casey Rodgers of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

Mel received a B.S. with honors, in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. She earned her J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Boston University International Law Journal. She also earned her LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law.  Mel is admitted to practice in the State of New York and before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

Melissa Byun 


  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • New York


  • Hon. M. Casey Rodgers
    U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida


  • Cornell University
    B.S., 2011
  • Boston University School of Law
    J.D., 2016
  • New York University School of Law
    LL.M., 2019