Phone: (703) 893-3600
Fax: (703) 893-8484
Fax: (703) 893-8484
 

Madelaine is a member of the Business and Professional Litigation Group. She focuses her practice on professional liability defense, and the defense of companies in personal injury, product liability, premises liability, toxic tort, employment and complex commercial litigation throughout state and federal courts in Virginia, DC and Maryland. Madelaine is based in the McLean office of the firm.

Madelaine's representative experience includes matters involving complex litigation, insurance coverage analysis, and a wide array of insurance defense matters. In a recent representative matter, she prevailed in a chiropractic malpractice action in Loudoun County, Virginia, dismissing all claims based on a statute of limitations defense and for failure to comply with expert witness certification.

While attending the University of Richmond School of Law, Madelaine served as manuscripts editor of the law review and also as a judicial extern to the Honorable Dennis W. Dohnal in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia.

Madelaine is a member of the Virginia Bar Association and serves on the Young Lawyers Division's  Executive Board and is chair of the Law School Council for the University of Richmond. She is a former chair of the Product & Toxic Torts section of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (2015-2016).

Madelaine has been selected for inclusion in the Virginia Super Lawyers® Rising Stars for Personal Injury Products Defense in 2014-2015 and for Civil Litigation: Defense in 2016. Madelaine has also been selected for inclusion in the Washington DC Super Lawyers ® Rising Stars for Civil Litigation: Defense in 2016.

Publications

"Connected Devices and The Internet of Things," Journal of Civil Litigation (Winter 2016-2017)

 

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Education

  • Bryant University, B.S.B.A., 2005
  • University of Miami, M.B.A., 2006
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 2011, cum laude

Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western  Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Supreme Court of the United States


Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association (YLD Executive Board Member; Vice-Chair, Law School Councils)
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Fairfax County Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Reporter for Washington, D.C. of the Legislative Liaison Subcommittee of the Young Lawyers Committee of the Defense Research Institute
 

■ Quick Facts

 

Education

  • Bryant University, B.S.B.A., 2005
  • University of Miami, M.B.A., 2006
  • University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., 2011, cum laude

Admissions

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western  Districts of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals
  • Court of Appeals of Maryland
  • Supreme Court of Virginia
  • Supreme Court of the United States


Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia Bar Association (YLD Executive Board Member; Vice-Chair, Law School Councils)
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Fairfax County Bar Association
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Reporter for Washington, D.C. of the Legislative Liaison Subcommittee of the Young Lawyers Committee of the Defense Research Institute