Melvin B. Wu - McDermott Will & Emery


Melvin B. Wu focuses his practice on complex civil litigation. He has experience in a broad range of arbitration and litigation matters across industries, including – healthcare, life sciences, medical device, financial services, consumer reporting and construction. Melvin has represented clients in cases involving breach of contract, misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition claims among others.

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  • Represented hospital provider in challenging inappropriately low reimbursements paid by health plans*
  • Obtained dismissals of arbitration demands on the basis that the claims were not properly brought before the American Arbitration Association*
  • Represented life sciences company and its directors in the defense of a class action lawsuit alleging breaches of fiduciary duty arising out of a merger acquisition*

*Matter handled prior to joining McDermott.


Cornell University Law School, JD, 2017
University of California, Los Angeles, BA, 2012

Courts / Agencies
US District Court for the Central District of California