Melissa Hawkins is the firm’s Office Administrator, serving in that capacity since formation of Marshack Hays LLP. She was a key participant in establishing the original administrative and business functions of the firm and has continued to manage all administrative processes through a period of dynamic growth.

Ms. Hawkins has over 25 years of experience in law firm administrative positions with specific experience in accounting, human resources and management support to partners. She is a member of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA) and an active participant in ALA events. Among her areas of expertise, Ms. Hawkins has handled the complex logistical process of firm and records relocation and is responsible for all IT operations. As a strong believer in efficiency, Ms. Hawkins manages a firm-wide effort to keep the operation paperless where appropriate. She reports directly to the founding partners of the firm and in addition to her other duties, she manages the firm’s administrative support staff.