Rick Madden focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, out-of-court restructurings and securities offerings. He also counsels clients with respect to corporate governance and SEC-reporting requirements and represents private equity firms and companies in connection with acquisitions and other transactions. Described as "very talented and sharp," and an "incredibly experienced and very, very smart" lawyer, Rick is recognized in the 2014–2020 editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Corporate/Private Equity. Rick was included in the U.S. News and World Report, Best Lawyers® in the field of Mergers & Acquisitions Law from 2016–2021, 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