Melissa Muroff, Esq. is the President and managing principal of Philadelphia-based Roofmeadow. She oversees strategic partnerships, risk management, business development, and government affairs for Roofmeadow, a 20-year-old national design firm specializing in green roofs and other depth limited landscapes — including playspaces — in challenging urban sites. On behalf of Roofmeadow and the local green infrastructure industry sector, Melissa actively advocates for policies and strategies that promote well-designed vegetated stormwater management practices. Prior to joining Roofmeadow, Melissa lived in Washington, DC where she provided government affairs and communications services for healthcare providers and for large trade associations. Melissa earned an MS in Medical Genetics from the University of Wisconsin — Madison and a JD from IIT Chicago Kent College of Law.