Recognized by SuperLawyers in 2016 as a “rising star” in the field of White Collar Criminal Defense
– Federal and State Criminal Defense
– Federal Sentencing Advocacy
Juris Doctor, cum laude
– Florida International University, 2007
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude
– United States District Court, Southern District of New York
– United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
– United States District Court, Southern District of Florida
– Cuban American Bar Association
Melissa Madrigal is an attorney at Creizman LLC, and concentrates her practice in the areas of white collar and federal criminal defense. She is admitted to practice law in the states of New York and Florida.
Ms. Madrigal has substantial experience in representing defendants in complex federal and state criminal cases. After graduating from law school, she practiced at a prominent boutique criminal defense firm in Miami, Florida, where she participated in all aspects of criminal cases, including trials, pretrial motions, discovery, plea negotiations, and sentencing. During law school, Ms. Madrigal clerked for the narcotics section of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Florida. She also clerked for a law firm specializing in the defense of individuals prosecuted for capital offenses. In addition, Ms. Madrigal served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Adalberto Jordan, United States District Judge for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Ms. Madrigal graduated cum laude from Florida International University College of Law, where she ranked in the top ten percent of her class for grade point average and achieved Dean’s List honors every semester.
Ms. Madrigal is fluent in Spanish.« Back to Attorneys Page