Melissa Daigle is a research attorney for the Louisiana Sea Grant Law & Policy Program. Melissa received her B.A. in English from Nicholls State University in 2003, her M.A. in English from Louisiana State University in 2005, and her J.D. and B.C.L. from the Paul M. Hebert Law School at Louisiana State University in 2008. In addition to her own research in the area of coastal law and fisheries, she overseas research by the legal research assistants. She conducts outreach activities with local coastal communities in the areas of resiliency, hazard mitigation, sea level rise, flood insurance, and climate change.