Melanie S. Bailey

Melanie S. Bailey: Attorney with Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C.


Melanie S. Bailey earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Northern Kentucky University, cum laude, and a Juris Doctorate Degree from Salmon P. Chase College of Law, cum laude.

Prior to joining Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine, P.C., Melanie worked for law firms in Kentucky and Ohio, practicing in the areas of complex civil litigation and class action litigation. In 2006, she was court appointed Class Counsel in a class action employment case on behalf of Wal-Mart employees in the state of Kentucky. Melanie is a member of the firm’s Cincinnati office and practices in the areas of complex civil litigation, pharmaceutical and general products liability, multi-district litigation, personal injury, wrongful death, and class action litigation. During her tenure at Burg Simpson, Melanie has devoted time to working on pharmaceutical cases, such as Ortho Evra, contaminated Heparin, Yasmin/Yaz, and Depakote. She has also litigated several product liability cases for defective medical devices, such as hip replacements and knee replacements.

Melanie is admitted to practice in the States of Kentucky and Ohio, the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, and the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. She is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and the American Association for Justice .

Publications & Media

Brand Name Drug or Generic Drug - Generic May Foil Your Client's Failure to Warn Case - Cincinnati Bar Association, January/February 2019

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Products Liability
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Dangerous Drugs, Medical Devices, Defective Products and Diseases

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
303.792.5595  Phone
University Attended:
Northern Kentucky University, B.A., cum laude, 1993
Law School Attended:
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1996
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio; U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky; 2003, Ohio; 1997, Kentucky

Professional Affiliations

Cincinnati Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

American Association for Justice


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