Madeline advises clients on labor and employment matters in the context of complex transactions, including conducting acquisition-related due diligence and risk assessment. She also counsels companies regarding a wide range of employment law issues, including discrimination, wage and hour compliance, restrictive covenants, and reductions in force. Madeline regularly drafts executive employment and separation agreements, as well as employee policies.


Thought Leadership


Waivers of Whistleblower Claims After Dodd-Frank, New York Law Journal (Oct. 21, 2013) (co-author).

Affirmative Action in Employment, Thomson Reuters News & Insight (Apr. 11, 2013) (co-author).

Note, Deactivating the Mousetrap: Entrapment By Estoppel as a Defense to Federal Felon-in-Possession Charges, 32 Cardozo L. Rev. 655 (Nov. 2010). 


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2017District of Columbia
  • 2015Illinois
  • 2015Missouri
  • 2012New York


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of LawJ.D.summa cum laude2011

    Cardozo Law Review, Symposium Editor

    Order of the Coif

    Dean’s Distinguished Scholar

    Cornelius W. Wickersham, Jr. Award for Constitutional Law

  • Lafayette CollegeB.A., Historysumma cum laude2008
    Marquis Scholar