Melissa L. Mitchell

Melissa L. Mitchell

PartnerWarrenville Office

Melissa Lynott Mitchell is an partner at Cunningham, Meyer & Vedrine. Her practice includes general civil litigation with a focus in medical negligence defense and related healthcare litigation.

Prior to joining Cunningham, Meyer & Vedrine in 2016, she worked for two Chicago-based law firms with an emphasis on medical negligence defense.

Over the course of her career, Melissa has second-chaired more than 15 medical negligence jury trials in Cook, DuPage, Kane and Will Counties.

Melissa has been named an “Emerging Lawyer” by Leading Lawyers in 2015, 2016, and 2017. She has been certified as a mediator by the Center for Conflict Resolution since 2009 and has provided many hours of pro bono service mediating cases through the Cook County Circuit Court.

She is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the DuPage County Bar Association.


  • Valparaiso University, J.D. and M.A., 2004
  • Illinois State University, B.S., 2001


  • State of Illinois, 2004
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, 2004