Melissa Fernley

Melissa Fernley’s “Expert Insight” blog series presents interviews with tax experts from across the country regarding up-and-coming state tax topics. Melissa is a Managing Editor with Bloomberg BNA, where she works on developing new products, writes articles and perspective pieces for the Weekly State Tax Report, and maintains state tax surveys, navigators, and portfolios. Melissa received her B.A. with High Honors from Duke University, and her J.D. and LL.M. in Taxation from Washington University in St. Louis. She can be reached at