Melissa Rivers

Melissa Rivers

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Melissa Rivers



Melissa Rivers is an attorney in the firm’s Real Estate Group. Melissa’s experience includes representing clients across all aspects of commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, leasing, financing and dispositions.

Her practice focuses on representing developers and tenants in connection with commercial retail agreements and leases in both existing shopping centers as well as new development projects.

For more than 15 years, Melissa’s career has been dedicated to the real estate industry. Prior to joining Goulston & Storrs, Melissa was part of the legal teams at a major national retailer, a publicly traded REIT, and a real estate development company that was active on both the East and West coasts.

Melissa has been involved in many complex projects including multi-property acquisitions and dispositions, commercial condominium structures, development and leasing of mixed-use projects, and financing of shopping centers.


  • Member, Suffolk University Paralegal Advisory Committee
  • Member, CREW Boston
  • Member, ICSC
  • Member, Boston Bar Association


  • Massachusetts
  • California


  • Suffolk University Law School  (J.D., 2007)
  • Emerson College  (Master of Arts, 2000)
  • Suffolk University  (B.A., 1997)