Melissa A. Jones '99, Carissa M. Beecham '07 Join Stoel Rives LLP
Melissa A. Jones '99 and Carissa M. Beecham '07 have joined the Sacramento office of Stoel Rives LLP. Jones provides counsel in complex commercial litigation, appellate matters, and white-collar criminal defense. She defends and advises companies in Proposition 65 litigation and compliance issues. Her Proposition 65 clients are companies in industries including apparel, footwear, sporting goods, hobby and crafts, and cosmetics. Beecham focuses her practice on complex business and environmental litigation, representing both public and private clients in pre-trial discovery and motion practice through appeals, and in negotiating complex settlement agreements. She has specific experience in environmental contamination (groundwater, CERCLA, and flood) and land use law.