Melanie Gnazzo
PartnerChapman & Cutler
Melanie Gnazzo is a partner in the Asset Securitization, Lease Finance and Tax practice groups. She also serves on the firm’s strategic planning committee. Melanie represents a wide range of finance companies and funding sources engaged in structured finance and securitization transactions, as well as in portfolio acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings and joint ventures involving financial assets. She also provides advice with respect to tax advantaged financial and renewable energy products and investment vehicles. Melanie is a regular speaker at industry forums on tax, leasing and securitization matters. She was named the 2013 Best Lawyer of the Year - Securitization and Structured Finance, San Francisco.

Melanie received a LL.M., Taxation from New York University School of Law; a J.D., cum laude, from University of Pittsburgh School of Law; and a B.A. Economics, summa cum laude from University of Pittsburgh.