Melissa B.W. Rickert is a senior attorney practicing in Swift Currie’s workers’ compensation section, bringing nearly 20 years of litigation experience to her clients’ defense strategies.

Melissa understands how challenging complex workers’ compensation matters can be for employers and insurers, especially those that involve catastrophic injuries. She handles all claims with professionalism but also with tenacity, knowing the high stress that surrounds these matters.

Melissa is passionate about activism and is proud to be a part of a firm that is proactive in helping those in our communities who are underprivileged and without a voice.

Melissa earned her J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law. She received her B.S. from the University of Georgia.


  • New York State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Georgia

Practice Areas

Bar Admittances

  • Georgia
  • New York


St. John's University School of Law (J.D.)

The University of Georgia (B.S.)

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