Terra C. Melson is an attorney in the New York office of Cadwalader’s Capital Markets Group, representing investment banks and financial institutions in their roles as corporate issuers, underwriters and other capital markets participants in structured finance transactions and securitizations. Prior to joining Cadwalader, Terra practiced law internationally in the government, public and private sectors and retired from the U.S. Army JAG Corps as a combat veteran.
Terra received her J.D. from the University of Iowa College of Law; LL.M. from Fordham University School of Law; M.B.A. from the University of Miami Herbert Business School; and B.A. from the City University of New York Brooklyn College. She is admitted to practice in New York and Florida.