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Melvin J. Babi

Melvin J. Babi

Babi Legal Group, PLLC
  • Business Law, Bankruptcy, Collections...
  • Michigan
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Melvin J. Babi serves as the managing partner of Babi Legal Group, P.L.L.C. as well as chief legal officer for Knight Capital Partners, where he provides expert advice on a broad range of legal, business, and compliance matters. As chief legal officer, Melvin oversees legal issues and best-practices for all departments, including legal drafting and negotiating various commercial agreements including manufacturing, distribution, employment, licensing, joint venture, supply and complex intellectual property agreements. Melvin also oversees compliance, consulting services, marketing, sales, finance, human resources, corporate governance, and business policy. Melvin assists Knight Capital Partners in navigating through the complex legal landscape to achieve highly favorable outcomes. A trusted advisor and skillful advocate, he is known for impeccable ethics and astute handling of time-sensitive, business-critical, and confidential matters. Concurrent with his GC and legal consulting work for Knight Capital Partners, Melvin also serves as managing partner of Babi Legal Group, P.L.L.C., a respected general practice law firm in Farmington Hills, Michigan. In his private practice, Melvin advises consumers and small businesses in areas including business law, bankruptcy, debt-resolution, real estate law, corporate law, contract drafting and negotiating and criminal and civil litigation. His prior experience includes distinction as the most productive attorney within the largest bankruptcy law firm in Michigan. He completed clerkships for the 48th District Court of Michigan in Bloomfield Hills and HSM Law Offices in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Melvin earned a J.D. from the University of Detroit’s Mercy School of Law. While in law school, he participated in a study abroad program through the University of Baltimore, where he studied European Union law and international business law. Melvin was admitted to the Michigan State Bar in 2007 and the U.S. District Court

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law
J.D. (2006) | Law
Activities: Overseas study through University of Baltimore focused on European Union Law and International Business Law
Wayne State University
B.S. (2003) | Corporate Finance
Honors: National Dean’s List, Wayne State Dean’s List, Golden Key Honor Society, Who’s Who Among College Students
Professional Experience
Chief General Counsel
Knight Capital Partners
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Licensed Real Estate Agent
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Professional Associations
State Bar of Michigan # P70655
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
6th Circuit
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Collections
  • Criminal Law
  • DUI & DWI
  • Real Estate Law
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Chaldean Neo-Aramaic: Spoken
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Babi Legal Group, PLLC
22710 Haggerty Rd., Ste 151
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
Telephone: (248) 434-4110
Fax: (248) 434-4132