Melissa Sampson is a senior associate in DLA Piper's corporate group. Her practice focuses on a wide range of corporate transactions, including mergers, stock and asset transfers, divestitures, spinoffs, reorganizations, restructurings, equity investments and joint ventures. Melissa works with public and privately-held companies in a variety of industries, including aerospace and defense, fintech, software, biotechnology and pharmaceutical and medical device development. She routinely advises clients with respect to cross-border transactions with parties in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America.