Patrick J. Madden, Esquire, is a Partner with the firm. Mr. Madden is a graduate of St. Joseph’s Preparatory School (1986), the University of Delaware (B.A. 1990) and the Rutgers School of Law at Camden (J. D. with Honors, 1996). He has been admitted to the Bars of the State of New Jersey, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey since 1996, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit since 1997 and the United States Supreme Court since 2001. Prior to attending law school, Mr. Madden served in the United States Marine Corps, deploying twice with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit.
Mr. Madden has concentrated his practice in civil litigation involving commercial, construction, civil rights, education and employment claims. Mr. Madden has extensive litigation experience and has tried numerous cases to verdict in both the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey and the Superior Court of New Jersey, as well as successfully litigating construction arbitration cases to conclusion before both private and American Arbitration Association panels. Mr. Madden’s experience additionally includes the trial of contested matters before the State of New Jersey Office of Administrative Law. Mr. Madden has also argued before the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey on numerous occasions.
Mr. Madden has received a Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent™ from Martindale-Hubbell. An AV® certification mark is a significant rating accomplishment – a testament to the fact that a lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence. Mr. Madden has also received a Martindale-Hubbell Client Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0. In 2012, Mr. Madden was appointed as a Member of the District IV Fee Arbitration Committee by the Office of Attorney Ethics of the Supreme Court of New Jersey, and currently serves as the District IV Committee Chairman.
Mr. Madden resides in Haddon Township, New Jersey with his wife, Bridget, and their Golden Retriever, Rigby. Mr. Madden’s son and daughter currently attend Haverford College and Dickinson College, respectively. His interests include reading, running and military history.