Linda J. Melconian, JD, Hon

Assistant Professor - Practice
Institute for Public Service

Phone: 617-557-1503
Fax: 617-227-4618
Office: Stahl, Room 7051


 Areas of Expertise

  • Public Policy Development
  • Administrative Law
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Healthcare Law and Ethics
  • Non-Profit Law

Professional Experience

Melconian served as a Massachusetts State Senator from 1983 to 2005 and was appointed the first woman Majority Floor Leader of the Massachusetts Senate in 1999. Previously, she served as Assistant Counsel to U.S. Speaker of the House Thomas P. O'Neill, Jr.


JD, George Mason University
MA, George Washington University
BA, Mount Holyoke College

Intellectual Contributions

Linda Melconian's Intellectual Contributions (pdf)