Melany Kotlarek Fontanazza
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Education

  • University of Akron School of Law (J.D., 2005)
    Law Review
  • Marietta College (B.A., cum laude, 2002)
    Minor: Business Certificate: Leadership

Admissions

Bar Admissions
  • Ohio
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Honors

  • Ohio Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (Business Litigation), 2019–2020 
  • CALI Awards: Legal Writing & Research and Legal Drafting, University of Akron School of Law, 2005, 2006  
  • Ernest Karam Award for Academic Excellence, University of Akron School of Law, 2005 
  • Akron Law Review, Assistant Editor 2004–2005 

Affiliations

Professional 

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association

Outside the Office

Melany enjoys spending time with her family, taking walks, and baking. In addition, she plays the piano and likes to travel.