David Mellon

University Counsel


Dave Mellon joined the Office of Counsel in 2013. As University Counsel, Dave focuses on matters of employment law that include preventative training and litigating discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims under various civil rights statutes. Prior to joining the Office of Counsel, he was in private practice and represented various state agencies in litigation matters as a Deputy Attorney General.

Dave earned his B.A. from Indiana University and his J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. He is a member of the Alabama State Bar, State Bar of Georgia, Alabama Defense Lawyers Association, American Arbitration Association’s Roster of Neutrals, Defense Research Institute, and the National Association of College and University Attorneys. He is also a Barrister for the Judge James Edwin Horton American Inn of Court.