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Melissa K. Sanchez

Melissa K. Sanchez


Melissa K. Sanchez

Melissa K. Sanchez is an associate in the Corporate practice of Clifford Chance's Houston office with a focus on energy and infrastructure matters. Her experience includes mergers and acquisitions, minority investments, and joint ventures in the energy industry. She also provides counsel on general corporate matters.

Prior to attending law school, Melissa was a commercial credit analyst and performed commercial loan underwriting for middle market clients in the manufacturing and industrial, healthcare, non-profit and education industries.

  • Crowley Maritime Corporation in the formation of Crowley Wind Services Holdings, LLC, a joint venture with Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Partners to develop terminals and provide maritime services to advance offshore wind energy development in the U.S.*
  • Avangard Innovative in the sale of its U.S. recycling operations to Waste Management, and the subsequent creation of Natura PCR, a joint venture with Waste Management that repurposes recyclables*
  • GHR Healthcare, LLC in the sale to MidOcean Partners
  • Veritas Energy in the sale of its Permian Basin assets to Northern Oil and Gas, Inc.*
  • The CapStreet Group in its acquisition of Credit Bureau Connection, Inc.*

*Matters handled at prior firm

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Career and qualifications

  • The Ohio State University (BS, magna cum laude) 2015
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law (JD) 2020
  • Admitted as an Attorney-at-Law in Texas 2020
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2024