Richard W. Melnyk


tel: 202-296-9696
District of Columbia
North Carolina
Duke University (A.B. with Distinction in Environmental Science and Policy, 2002)
Tulane University Law School (J.D., Certificate in Sports Law, 2005)

Richard W. Melnyk concentrates his practice in the areas of leasing, acquisition, sale, and financing of real property throughout the United States. He has extensive experience representing a variety of commercial and retail tenants and landlords in leasing transactions, from early stage venture-backed startups to large publicly traded corporations, and local developers to large institutional landlords.  He is certified as a LEED AP by the US Green Building Council, and is a licensed real estate broker in North Carolina and California.  Rich currently lives in Asheville, North Carolina.

Practice Areas:

Real Estate Acquisition, Sale and Financing

Real Estate Leasing – Commercial, Retail & GSA

Commercial Transactions


SuperLawyers Rising Star for Real Estate – Washington, DC: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017