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Areas of Practice



Carina M. Meleca


Carina Meleca is an associate in the firm’s Banking department. Carina’s practice includes mergers, stock and asset acquisitions and dispositions, private equity transactions, and other transactional buyouts, consolidations, and reorganizations.  She has represented privately-held companies in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors across a broad range of industries, including newspaper and magazine publications, utility services and electric distribution contractors, construction management businesses, and real estate development and technology consultants.  Additionally, Carina’s general corporate experience includes counseling clients on corporate governance matters and commercial contracts.

An “Officer” and a G[old]man: The Third Circuit Finds Ambiguous Corporate Titles Jeopardize Right to Advancement Under Delaware Law in Aleynikov v. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 60 Vill. L. Rev. 781 (2015)

Professional & Community Activities

New York State Bar Association               

American Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • Faculty Award for Scholarship and Leadership, Villanova University School of Law
  • Daniel F. O’Dea, Jr. Fellowship Award, Villanova University School of Law
  • Dean’s Merit Scholar, Villanova University School of Law