Mel Glina is an innovative legal project manager who provides integrated planning, control processes and disciplined operational focus for clients in all phases of energy transactions and commercial real estate projects including both upstream and midstream oil and gas projects, pipelines and terminals. She offers guidance in the sale, acquisition and development of industrial, energy, healthcare, hospitality, mixed-use development, retail and office facilities; construction contracts; as well as office and industrial leasing, synthetic leases and other leveraged leases. Mel has had direct oversight responsibility for a national lease audit for a Fortune 100 company and has been the lead diligence coordinator of title and survey review teams for specific markets in national divestiture and acquisition campaigns. Mel also has experience assisting in the debt restructuring and finance transactions of energy companies for lead arrangers and administrative agents, and the acquisition and divestiture of assets and companies. Additionally, she has experience with contracts management, including oil and gas master service agreements, cell tower leasing and site review, and other corporate and general transactions.
Mel is additionally a licensed Texas Realtor®, and a member of Houston Association of Professional Landmen. She has been published in and interviewed for various national and state publications such as Legal Examiner, and is a guest speaker at many CLE programs and forums on the topics of ethics, commercial real estate, and the role of non-attorney consultants in today’s economically conservative legal market. She has additionally served as an adjunct professor teaching Real Estate Law at a local Houston community college system.
Board Certified Paralegal in Real Estate, Texas Board of Legal Specialization