Effective Legal Representation Begins With Understanding A Client’s Goals

Photo of attorneys at Oliver Hughes LLC
Melanie Lane

Melanie Lane

  • Law Clerk


Ms. Lane is the newest member to the Oliver Hughes Team. She graduated from Pepperdine University’s Caruso School of Law in 2022 and attended the University of Georgia for her undergraduate degree in Business. She plans to continue her career in business litigation and transactional work. During her time in law school, Ms. Lane completed a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution. She travelled to London where she interned at an international law firm and completed a semester of classes. Ms. Lane was selected to be the Business Editor of Pepperdine’s Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law.


  • Pepperdine University, Caruso School of Law, Malibu, California
    • JD – 2022
    • Certificate: Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Honors: CALI Award for International Business Transactions and International Arbitration: The Courts
    • Honors: Business Editor; Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law
  • University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
    • B.B.A. – 2019
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Major: Marketing
    • Certificate: Legal Studies