Melvin serves as associate counsel for the NEW YORK LIQUIDATION BUREAU since 2008.
He carries out the statutory duties of the Superintendent of Financial Services of the State of New York as receiver of insolvent insurance companies. He analyzes and advises on legal and procedural issues for the Bureau and its estates. He reviews, negotiates and drafts contracts on behalf of the Bureau and its estates. He drafts reports on the status of the liquidation proceedings of individual estates for the courts overseeing the liquidation proceedings.