Melissa Frankel Fabian is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins. Ms. Fabian’s practice focuses on private equity finance. She has represented sponsors and borrowers in a variety of financing transactions, including acquisition financings, subordinated debt facilities, asset-based loans, and cross-border transactions.

Ms. Fabian currently serves as a member of the firm’s Training & Career Enhancement Committee, developing and overseeing in-house training and mentoring programs for associates.

Ms. Fabian was a member of the Editorial Board of the Virginia Journal of Social Policy and Law at the University of Virginia School of Law.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2013
  • BS, Cornell University, 2009
    With Honors