Melissa M. Winchester


McGuire, Craddock & Strother, P.C.

Melissa Winchester has extensive experience representing public and private clients in a wide variety of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, strategic business alliances, securities offerings and fundraising, and general corporate matters.  In addition, she regularly provides advice regarding Exchange Act reporting and disclosure requirements. She is committed to finding solutions and negotiating transactions that achieve her client’s objectives. 

In addition to a career in private practice, Melissa has served as General Counsel to a $2.35 billion company in the financial technology industry.  Her in-house experience provides her with enhanced insight into client needs and priorities, and how outside counsel can best support their client’s success.  She understands that clients require actionable legal advice in a timely fashion.

Melissa earned her J.D. cum laude from New York University, and earned a B.A. and B.B.A with high honors from the University of Texas.