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Biography

Senior Associate Kaitlin L. Madigan focuses her practice on matters involving defense of governmental entities, insurance, wrongful death and products liability claims. She received her B.A. magna cum laude from the University of Tennessee and her J.D. from Capital University Law School where Kaitlin was a member of the Order of the Curia. Kaitlin gained her Ohio Bar admission in 2011 and also has admission before the United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Ohio. Kaitlin is a member of the Appellate Section of the Ohio State Bar Association and the Columbus Bar Association where she is a member of the New Lawyers Group and a graduate of the Barrister’s Leadership Program. In 2016, Kaitlin was a participant in the International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy at Stanford Law School, which develops defense trial advocacy skills through faculty instruction and demonstration. Since 2018, Kaitlin has been recognized as an Ohio Rising Star in Civil Litigation–Defense by Thomson Reuters.

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Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Obtained a full defense verdict representing a trucking corporation in federal court with claimed damages in excess of $20 million.

Successful mediation of wrongful death claim on behalf of defendant, Ohio municipality, with claimed damages in excess of $11 million.

Successful mediation of products liability claim for international beauty corporation with claimed damages in excess of $10 million.

Appellate work, brief preparation and oral argument in Ohio before Tenth District Court of Appeals, Fourth District Court of Appeals, Twelfth District Court of Appeals, Seventh District Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court of Ohio.

Education

Law School

Capital University Law School, J.D., 2011

Order of the Curia

Undergraduate School

University of Tennessee, B.A., 2006, magna cum laude

Bar Memberships

Kaitlin is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Ohio, 2011

Courts

Kaitlin is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio

United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

Ohio Rising Star, Civil Litigation – Defense, Thomson Reuters, 2018-2021

Named Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars, 2020-2021

Named Best Lawyers in America®, Ohio Super Lawyers, and Ohio Rising Stars, 2018-2019

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

OWBA Leadership Institute – 2021-2022 Class

Columbus Bar Association – Barrister’s Leadership Program

Ohio State Bar Association – Member, Appellate Sections

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Keith’s Comfort Blankets, Board Member

Major Publications

Kaitlin is an author or contributor to the following publications:

Co-author, “Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims”, 2021

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