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Lauren E. Maddente


Lauren Maddente focuses her practice on the firm’s business and litigation matters.

Lauren provides services to businesses at all stages of their operations, for their immediate and long-term needs. Lauren counsels clients through their organization, maintenance, contract negotiations and employment matters, to their ultimate sale.

In addition to her business practice, Lauren maintains an active business and individual litigation practice. She has obtained positive trial results, including participating in week-long federal civil jury and state criminal embezzlement trials.




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, Secretary

Susan G. Komen (Milwaukee) Volunteer Committee Co-Chair

Marquette Volunteer Legal Clinic Volunteer

Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association’s Mentorship Program mentor

Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar Association Membership Committee member

Association for Women Lawyers’ Community Outreach Committee Co-Chair

Wisconsin State Bar High School Mock Trial judge

Marquette University Law School Moot Court coach

Admitted, Wisconsin Supreme Court and all lower state courts

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

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

B.A., University of Dayton, cum laude

Lauren, who grew up in Waukesha and Delafield, Wisconsin, lives in Wauwatosa with her husband. She enjoys reading, traveling, cooking and spending time with family and friends.