John’s practice focuses on complex sales, acquisitions, bankruptcies and financings in the energy sector throughout the United States, as well as shipping-related issues in both foreign and domestic cases and financings. John has years of cross-border and multinational experience with oil and gas exploration and production, refining and marketing, airlines, telecommunications, electric utilities, manufacturing, retail, rig and ship finance, mass torts and asset-backed securities. He has represented borrowers and debtors in possession, creditors, securitized noteholders, trustees and investors in both in and out of restructuring or bankruptcy settings. Mr. Melko received his J.D., from South Texas College of Law and B.S. in Business Administration from Widener University.