Melanie D. Margolin

Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Corporate Secretary


Melanie D. Margolin was appointed Senior Vice President – General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in May 2018. 

Prior to Wabash National, Ms. Margolin was Deputy General Counsel at Cummins Inc., leading the Global Litigation function and serving as lead lawyer for the Engine/Power Systems Business Units and Latin America operations. She joined Cummins, a $20 billion (2017) global company that designs, manufactures, and distributes power solutions, in 2013. Prior to Cummins, Ms. Margolin was an equity partner with Frost Brown Todd in Indianapolis, Indiana. Past experience also includes practicing law at Alholm, Monahan in Chicago, Illinois, and at the Chicago Housing Authority. 

Among various awards and recognitions, Ms. Margolin was named a Woman of Influence by the Indianapolis Business Journal (2017), she received the First Chair Award for Outstanding Assistant General Counsel (2017), was honored with the Defense Research Institute’s Mary Massaron Award for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession (2016) and was named to The Best Lawyers in America (2013). 

She earned a Juris Doctorate from DePaul University College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois. Ms. Margolin also completed the Finance for Executives program at Harvard Business School.