A recent graduate of Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Brittany Carnes Melancon joins Stone Pigman with legal experience from the New Orleans City Attorney’s Office and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. She has assisted legal teams in construction matters, arbitration awards and business disputes.
Brittany is excited to join the collaborative, approachable environment that Stone Pigman cultivates. From the members to associates to staff, she appreciates how everyone is eager and willing to offer guidance and support to one another.
- Assisted in representation of real estate development company as local counsel in acquisition of residential property in Baton Rouge, including performing a review of local zoning regulations.
- Assisted in representation of non-profit animal rescue opening a shelter in Vernon Parish in research related to federal, state, and local licensing, regulatory, and zoning requirements.
- Assisted in representation of global hotel chain in converting management structure of New Orleans hotel, including research related to state and local permitting and licensing requirements.
- Assisted in representation of private equity group as local counsel in purchase of historic New Orleans theater, including research related to state and local permitting and licensing requirements.
- Assisted in representation of local special taxing district, including negotiating and drafting cooperative endeavor agreements with local municipality and services agreements with various contractors.
- Assisted various start-up companies in the preparation and revision of their privacy policies, terms of service, and consulting and provider agreements.
Professional & Civic Activities
Professional and Civic Activities
- Federal Bar Association member.
- Louisiana State Bar Association member.
- New Orleans Bar Association member.
News & Events
- State v. Curley: Modernizing Battered Woman's Syndrome in Louisiana (Loyola Law Review, Spring 2019)
- Face ID and Fingerprints: Modernizing Fifth Amendment Protections for Cell Phones (Loyola Law Review, Spring 2020)
- Eastern District of Louisiana
Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2020
- Managing Editor, Loyola Law Review
- William Crowe Scholar
- Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society member
Tulane University, B.A., cum laude, English and Classical Studies, 2014
- Judicial Intern for Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr. at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
- Student Extern for the City Attorney's Office in New Orleans, Louisiana.