Melissa L. Lucar

Orange County Los Angeles
Phone: +1 949.798.1356
3 Park Plaza, 20th Floor
Irvine, CA 92614-8505
515 South Flower St., 40th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071-2201

Melissa Lucar is an associate at Crowell & Moring’s Los Angeles and Orange County offices and is a member of the firm’s Corporate Group. Melissa focuses her practice on mergers, acquisitions, general corporate and securities matters for public and private companies, equity and debt financing, and capital markets transactions. She has assisted clients in a wide range of industries including real estate financing, entertainment, private equity, health care, and technology.

Melissa graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a triple major in economics, psychology, and criminology, law & society. She received her Juris Doctor from the University of California, Davis in 2015. While in law school, Melissa was an Honors Legal Fellow to Commissioner Hochschild at the California Energy Commission, where she analyzed and assisted with Mexico’s implementation of renewable energy portfolio standards in support of its MOUs with California. She also clerked for the Orange County Public Defender’s Office, where she assisted in capital punishment cases by analyzing and compiling evidence used in support of mitigation of punishment in capital cases and other serious and violent felonies. 

Melissa is an active member of Crowell & Moring’s Diversity and LatinX/Hispanic Affinity Groups.


Admitted to practice: California

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Member, Latina Lawyers Bar Association, Board of Directors
  • Member, Orange County Hispanic Bar Association