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Lauren E. Maddente


Lauren Maddente primarily focuses her practice on civil litigation.

Clients trust Lauren to successfully handle litigation at all levels. Whether the issue is a multimillion-dollar contract dispute, a small claims matter, or an employment situation gone awry, Lauren analyzes each case to combine facts and strategy in a way that achieves successful outcomes for her clients. Vigorous when necessary, but always practical, Lauren stands ready to assist clients from the moment a dispute arises and, if necessary, through litigation. Lauren also works closely with the firm’s business and commercial groups and that experience helps her resolve business disputes efficiently.



Civil Litigation

Participated in multiple litigation matters in Wisconsin and various states on behalf of clients with national and international businesses.

Responded to breaches of leases and real estate sale contracts, including litigating evictions and foreclosures.

Obtained successful result, without the need for litigation, for large company against principals who violated covenants not to compete.

Engaged in extensive discovery in several complex cases, including federal drug, RICO, and conspiracy cases.

Served as local counsel in product liability cases.

Won multiple small claims trials, obtaining favorable results for clients.

Collected large judgments against companies throughout the United States.

Successfully negotiated optimal settlements, without the need for trial, in post-divorce matters involving child support modifications and placement.

Reviewed and drafted multiple business agreements.

Named “Rookie of the Year,” Susan G. Komen of Wisconsin

Profiled in Marquette University’s National Pro Bono Week Feature

Recipient, “CALI” award in Civil Pre-trial Practice

Marquette University Law School Moot Court Executive Board member

Certified, State Bar of Wisconsin Pro Bono Honor Society

Association of Women Lawyers – Board of Directors, Director of Programs

Association of Women Lawyers – Board of Directors, Secretary

Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic Volunteer

Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association’s Mentorship Program mentor

Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association Membership Committee Co-Chair

Association for Women Lawyers’ Community Outreach Committee Co-Chair

Wisconsin State Bar High School Mock Trial judge

Marquette University Law School Moot Court judge

Admitted, Wisconsin Supreme Court and all lower state courts

Admitted, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin

Associate Member of Thomas E. Fairchild Inns of Court

J.D., Marquette University Law School, cum laude

B.A., University of Dayton, cum laude

In her spare time, Lauren likes to spend time with her family and friends. She also enjoys reading, traveling, and cooking.