Rick Madden focused his practice on mergers and acquisitions, out-of-court restructurings and securities offerings. He also counseled clients with respect to corporate governance and SEC-reporting requirements and represented private equity firms and companies in connection with acquisitions and other transactions.

Since 2014, Rick has been recognized in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Corporate/Private Equity. Clients described him as “very talented and sharp,” and an "incredibly experienced and very, very smart" lawyer with “a good mix of good legal sense, a good sense for negotiating tactics and a good commercial mind.” Rick was included in the U.S. News and World Report, Best Lawyers® in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions Law from 2016–2022, and he has also been listed for his transactional work in Law360's list of "Private Equity MVPs."


Memberships & Affiliations

Board Member, Inner-City Arts

Board Member, Los Angeles County Bar Foundation


Admissions & Qualifications

  • 1995California


  • Georgetown University Law CenterJ.D.1995
  • University of California, San DiegoB.A.1992