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Rebecca E. Melton // Senior Counsel
d: 512-615-1237 | f: 512-615-1198 | bmelton@enochkever.com

Becky Melton

Becky Melton specializes in employment law consulting, investigations, employment litigation, EEOC matters, training and general-counsel level legal concerns for national and international clients. In her position as Employment Law Director for an international semiconductor company with over 18,000 employees in 30 countries, Becky provided strategic legal advice and guidance to the executive and management team and HR organization on all employment matters, including risk management and compliance with U.S. employment law statutes, investigations, terminations, performance management, training, merger and acquisition activity, as well as drafting all employment-related documents and agreements.  Additionally, she managed U.S. and global employment litigation and pre-litigation matters including multiple jury trials, EEOC charges and investigations. She partnered with an international network of outside employment counsel to secure and apply advice on employment issues for all company operations outside of the U.S.  She also served as Vice President and General Counsel for an Austin startup.    

Before joining the corporate counsel ranks, Becky was in private practice, where she represented employers in a full range of federal and state civil and employment litigation matters. Her appellate experience includes oral argument to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals and participating in multiple petitions for writ of certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.

Most recently, Becky served as Assistant Dean for Alumni Relations and Development at The University of Texas School of Law.

Admitted to Practice

  • Texas

 

Education

  • University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    - J.D., 1994
  • Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts
    - B.A., magna cum laude with honors, History, 1991

Professional and Community Activities

  •  Austin Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Helping Hand Home Society
  • Tarrytown Methodist Church, Administrative Committee Member
  • Junior League of Austin
  • Austin ISD PTA, President
  • Girl Scouts of the USA, Troop Leader