Melissa Hicks Hutchison

Melissa Hicks Hutchison

Of Counsel


Melissa Hicks Hutchison represents financial institutions, private equity funds, mezzanine funds, agent banks and institutional investors.
Melissa routinely counsels clients on corporate finance and general corporate matters, focusing on senior and subordinated debt transactions, second lien financings, acquisition financings, cash flow and asset-based financings and debt restructurings.

Education & Admissions

Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., 2001), cum laude, Order of the Coif Southern Methodist University Law Review Association, Articles Editor

University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A., Finance, 1987)


  • Texas

News & Resources

News & Press Mentions

Dorsey & Whitney Adds 10 More Lawyers in Dallas

Industries & Practices

  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Development & Infrastructure
  • Public Finance

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • State Bar of Texas


  • Named one of 2011 Texas Rising Stars in Securities and Corporate Finance, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
Melissa Hicks Hutchison