Melissa McGaunn joined Franklin & Prokopik’s Baltimore office in 2014.  Since that time, she has represented employers and insurers in various aspects of workers’ compensation litigation before the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission and state courts.  Utilizing her law school experience as a Manuscripts Editor for the University of Baltimore Journal of Environmental Law, Melissa served as the editor of F&P’s workers’ compensation quarterly publication for several years.

Prior to joining F&P, Melissa worked as a litigation associate for a private firm in Towson, Maryland.  In this position, she focused primarily on creditor’s rights, representing financial lenders, healthcare providers, and other small businesses at the trial level throughout the state.


When she’s not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters.