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Jerry Madden

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Jerry Madden is a highly experienced and accomplished federal trial and appellate lawyer practicing in Washington, D.C.  He has been counsel of record in well over 150 appeals in the federal circuit courts of appeals and is one of the very few attorneys who has presented oral argument in all thirteen federal circuit courts of appeals.  He also has been lead trial counsel at the Department of Justice in high-stakes or high-profile cases involving hundreds of millions of dollars.  He has an extensive background in administrative and constitutional law, bank and financial company regulation, tort and contract suits involving the federal government, and white collar crime.

EDUCATION

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., Securities and Financial Regulation
  • University of Dayton School of Law, Juris Doctor (J.D.) Summa Cum Laude (Highest Class Rank) (Editor-in-Chief, University of Dayton Law Review)
  • Franciscan University, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), American History (athletic scholarship)

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE LEGAL PROFESSION

  • The John Marshall Award for Outstanding Legal Achievement, presented by Attorney General Eric Holder (2012)
  • Professor Edward J. Kelly Franciscan University Alumni Award for Leadership in Business, Law and Finance
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BAR MEMBERSHIPS

  • Ohio 
  • District of Columbia

COURT ADMISSIONS

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, Federal, 4th, 5th, 6th,11th Circuits
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia

 JUDICIAL CLERKSHIPS

  • Law Clerk to Chief Justice C. William O'Neill of the Ohio Supreme Court
  • Law Clerk to Acting Chief Justice Robert Leach of the Ohio Supreme Court
  • Special Projects Commissioner Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Law Clerk to Chief Judge Carl Kessler of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas in Dayton (as a law student)

 ADJUNCT PROFESSOR

  • Washington College of Law at American University (2009 to present)
  • Banking and Financial Institutions: U.S. Regulation
  • Financial Institution Compliance
  • Legal Writing and Introductory Advocacy
  • Columbus School of Law at Catholic University (2005)
  • Agency Law & Partnership Law
  • George Washington School of Law (2000-2003)
  • Legal Writing and Introductory Advocacy

 TRIAL AND APPELLATE PRACTICE

  • Litigation Associate, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, Washington, D.C. (Am Law 100) (1979-1985)
  • Senior Trial Counsel, Torts Branch, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (1985 to 1991)
  • Appellate Counsel, Appellate Litigation Unit, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, D.C. (1991-1998)
  • Trial and Appellate Counsel, Commercial Litigation Branch, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C. (1998-2006)
  • Trial and Appellate Counsel, Legal Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington, D.C. (2006-2010)
  • Appellate Counsel, Appellate Litigation Unit, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Washington, D.C. (2010 to 2016) 

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