Lauren Maddente focuses her practice primarily within Fox, O’Neill & Shannon, S.C.’s corporate and litigation groups.
Lauren has participated in all stages of small and large businesses’ operations, from their organization and maintenance, to their contract and real estate activities, to their employee-related policies and issues, to their ultimate sale. These services have provided Lauren with unique insights into a business’ immediate and long-term legal needs.
In addition to her business practice, Lauren participates in litigation for business and individual clients. Lauren has individually conducted various trials, yielding positive results for the clients involved. Lauren has also participated in several additional trials, including a one-week federal jury trial and a one-week state criminal embezzlement trial. These experiences strengthened Lauren’s already well-honed abilities in all aspects of pre-trial and trial practice, from discovery through verdict.
Supplementing her legal work, Lauren is an active participant in many community organizations and programs. Lauren, for example, is the co-chair of the Komen Wisconsin Race for the Cure (Milwaukee) Volunteer Committee. Lauren also is a member of the Association for Women Lawyers’ community outreach committee, participates the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association’s Mentorship Program, and serves as a judge in high school mock trials and law school moot court competitions.
Lauren was born in Hales Corners, and grew up in Delafield, Wisconsin.
Lauren is a cum laude graduate of Marquette University Law School. In addition to serving as a member of the law school’s Pro Bono Honor Society, Lauren earned the law school’s “CALI” award. She also served on the law school’s Moot Court Executive Board, and competed in the Jenkins Honors and the National Moot Court Competitions.
Lauren earned her bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, cum laude, with a minor in Spanish, from the University of Dayton, Ohio. There, Lauren received the Outstanding Service to the Criminal Justice Department award and served as a Dayton Civic Scholar.
Lauren lives in Wauwatosa with her husband Alex. She spends her free time reading, running, cooking and spending time with friends and family.