Melissa Wiley

Ernst & Young LLP

Melissa Wiley is a senior manager at Ernst & Young LLP, where she specializes in tax controversy matters. She previously spent six years in the firm’s general counsel’s office, prior to which she was an associate in the tax controversy practice at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. It was at Skadden that Melissa first became involved with Children’s Law Center, taking on guardian ad litem and caregiver cases, and later serving as Skadden’s representative on the CLC advisory board. She holds an undergraduate degree in actuarial science and earned her JD from the Georgetown University Law Center. She joined Children’s Law Center’s Board of Directors in 2013 and currently chairs CLC’s Emeritus Board. An avid theatre fan, Melissa also serves on the board of directors of Flying V Theatre Company, as well as the foundation board for her church, St. Mary’s Episcopal in Arlington, Virginia.