25 Young Lawyers on the Rise

April 28, 2017

Philadelphia Business Journal
By Jeff Blumenthal

Montgomery McCracken partner Melanie A. Leney was named to Philadelphia Business Journal‘s special feature “25 Young Lawyers on the Rise.”

A first-year partner in the firm’s maritime and transportation practice group who focuses her practice on commercial litigation, Leney was an integral team member in the high-profile Athos I oil spill litigation when the firm won a $71.5 million judgment against Citgo Asphalt Refining Co. in September 2016. The firm represented Frescati Shipping Co. Ltd. and Tsakos Shipping & Trading SA, the Greek owners and operators of the M/V Athos I, a tanker chartered by Citgo. Leney is also on the board of trustees for the Alice Paul Institute.


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