MELISSA M. KELM AND ADRIENNE M. BECKER JOIN SULLIVAN, WARD, ASHER & PATTON, P.C.

September 2017
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Southfield, MI

SULLIVAN, WARD, ASHER & PATTON, P.C. is pleased to announce that Melissa M. Kelm and Adrienne M. Becker have joined the firm as associate attorneys.  

Melissa M. Kelm focuses her practice on employee benefit, labor, and employment law for multiemployer and municipal retirement systems. She concentrates on multiemployer benefit fund representation with an emphasis on ERISA and IRC compliance, collection, and litigation. 

Melissa received her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, 2016; undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, 2013 and is a recipient of the University of San Diego School of Law Honor Scholarship (2013-2014).  

She speaks Spanish at a conversational level.

Adrienne M. Becker represents municipal retirement and health systems, multiemployer fringe benefit funds, and trade associations and businesses in matters of employee benefit, labor, and employment law. 

Prior to joining Sullivan Ward, Adrienne focused her practice on the defense of a multitude of investment products in FINRA and state courts, including mass action, breach of employment agreement, and discrimination claims. 

Ms. Becker received her law degree from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2010, cum laude and her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan Honors College With High Distinction, 2006. Andrienne’s education includes University of Paris, La Sorbonne, Paris, France, Superior French Language Certificate (July 2006) she proficient in French.