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Rusty Melges

Rusty Melges

Senior Associate

Lynn Financial Center
1905 NW Corporate Blvd
Suite 310
Boca Raton, FL 33431
rusty.melges@nelsonmullins.com

A former financial institution associate general counsel, Rusty’s practice includes the representation of financial institutions in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases and sales, corporate governance, securities, regulatory compliance, and third party risk management. Rusty served as vice president and associate general counsel of Professional Bank as it expanded from a $1.7 billion...

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A former financial institution associate general counsel, Rusty’s practice includes the representation of financial institutions in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases and sales, corporate governance, securities, regulatory compliance, and third party risk management. Rusty served as vice president and associate general counsel of Professional Bank as it expanded from a $1.7 billion asset institution to $2.7 billion asset institution. In addition to his Banking and Financial Services practice, Rusty maintains a commercial real estate practice involving the acquisition, repositioning, financing, development, and leasing of commercial, office, and mixed-use real estate projects. Prior to joining Professional Bank, Rusty represented real estate development companies in commercial real estate transactions involving commercial, office, and mixed-use real estate projects.

Rusty Melges

asset institution to $2.7 billion asset institution. In addition to his Banking and Financial Services practice, Rusty maintains a commercial real estate practice involving the acquisition, repositioning, financing, development, and leasing of commercial, office, and mixed-use real estate projects. Prior to joining Professional Bank, Rusty represented real estate development companies in commercial real estate transactions involving commercial, office, and mixed-use real estate projects.

A former financial institution associate general counsel, Rusty’s practice includes the representation of financial institutions in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, asset purchases and sales, corporate governance, securities, regulatory compliance, and third party risk management. Rusty served as vice president and associate general counsel of Professional Bank as it expanded from a $1.7 billion... asset institution to $2.7 billion asset institution. In addition to his Banking and Financial Services practice, Rusty maintains a commercial real estate practice involving the acquisition, repositioning, financing, development, and leasing of commercial, office, and mixed-use real estate projects. Prior to joining Professional Bank, Rusty represented real estate development companies in commercial real estate transactions involving commercial, office, and mixed-use real estate projects.

Experience

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Previous Professional Experience

  • Associate General Counsel, Professional Bank (2020–2022)
  • Attorney at a real estate consulting firm (2015–2020)

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, JD, cum laude (2015)
    • Law Review
    • Journal of Transnational Law & Policy
    • Book Awards: Real Estate Finance and Legal Writing & Research I
  • University of Central Florida, BS, Business Administration and Finance (2012)

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  • Florida

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