Melanie Walker


Melanie Walker
Melanie Walker is an associate in the Firm’s Capital Markets practice. She has worked with both issuers and underwriters, including private equity firms, in connection with public and private capital markets transactions, including investment grade and high yield debt issuances, tender and exchange offers and initial public offerings.

Recently, she has contributed to Weil teams representing:

  • Willis Towers Watson PLC in over $1 billion of senior unsecured notes offerings
  • The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. in two investment grade notes offering totaling over $2 billion
  • Blackboard Inc. (a portfolio company of Providence Equity Partners), in its $378 million offer to exchange second lien senior secured notes for any and all senior notes of an earlier maturity, and associated consent solicitation
  • Centennial Resource Development Inc. in its $910 million private-investment-in-public-equity (PIPE) offering of common stock

Ms. Walker also maintains an active pro bono practice. Currently, she represents human trafficking victims in motions to vacate convictions related to their exploitation and is involved in the Innocence Project.