Federal Litigation

Madden & Madden was formed in 1975 by Jim and Mike Madden, the sons of Thomas M. Madden. Tom Madden was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, nominated by President Harry S. Truman in 1945. He served as chief judge from 1961-1968, and served on senior status from January 1, 1968 until his death on March 29, 1976.

Judge Madden’s courtroom in Camden remains largely unchanged, and both his sons and his grandson, Patrick, have had the honor and privilege of arguing cases there. The cases handled by the attorneys of the firm in Federal Court have included:

  • Complex commercial litigation
  • Mortgage priority disputes
  • Class action litigation
  • The Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA)
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Civil Rights Act of 1991
  • Sections 1981-1988 of Title 42 of the United States Code
  • The Employment Retirement Income Security Act of 1974
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967
  • The Family Medical Leave Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act

Federal cases are governed by their own particular rules and nuances. If you are faced with a Federal lawsuit, you need an experienced Federal litigator. Contact us for further information.

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