Melissa Glass
  1. Counsel

Ms. Glass is counsel in Davis Polk’s Corporate Department, practicing in the Capital Markets Group. She advises clients on a wide variety of corporate governance matters, including director independence, board and committee structures, proxy disclosure, shareholder proposals, board leadership structures, shareholder relationships and the impact of proxy advisory services. She also regularly advises clients on securities law issues and general corporate matters.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.S., Business Administration and Political Science, University of North Carolina, 2004
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • with highest distinction
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2007
    • cum laude

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2007