John Madden attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Political Science. Mr. Madden then attended the London School of Economics and Political Science and, thereafter, graduated from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, California. While in law school, Mr. Madden served on Loyola’s Entertainment Law Review and was a judicial extern in the chambers of a judge in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California. Mr. Madden was admitted to the State Bar of California in 2008 and is licensed to practice in all California courts, the United States District Court for the Eastern, Northern, and Central Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. Madden has extensive experience advising companies in matters related to corporate restructuring and insolvency, and he has represented individuals and corporations in diverse transactional and commercial litigation matters, including contract and trade secret litigation in state and federal courts. Mr. Madden also considerable experience representing banks and other lenders in all phases of litigation arising from origination, servicing, and foreclosure of secured instruments. His current practice concentrates on defense and civil actions as well as litigation and transactional matters involving businesses and corporations.