Madison is an Associate in Maynard Nexsen’s Compliance and Investigations Section, focusing her practice on assisting clients with designing, implementing, and maintaining effective compliance programs, conducting internal investigations, and assisting with representation of criminal defendants in federal court appointed through the Criminal Justice Act. She is also a member of the Firm’s appellate subgroup.

Prior to joining Maynard Nexsen in 2022, Madison served as a law clerk for Judge Karon O. Bowdre of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District Court of Alabama and Justice Jay Mitchell of the Supreme Court of Alabama.

In 2020, Madison earned her J.D. from Washington and Lee University School of Law. There, she served as Editor in Chief of the Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, publishing a student note on disciplinary sanctions as grounds for departure under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and organizing a symposium on issues in federal sentencing. She also mentored 1L students as a Kirgis Fellow and acted a student attorney for the Virginia Capital Case Clearinghouse clinic, conducting capital defense research and representing parole-eligible clients before the Virginia Parole Board.

She received her B.A., cum laude, in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics from The King’s College in New York City. Before law school, Madison completed a writing fellowship project focused on criminal-justice reform and rehabilitation efforts as part of the Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship.

Community & Professional

  • W&L Law Young Alumni Council
  • Cathedral Church of the Advent


Speaking Engagements

  • November 16, 2023: Office of the Federal Public Defender Northern District of Alabama CLE: “Dealing with the Data Dump – Strategies for Attacking Voluminous Discovery in Federal Criminal Matters”


  • State Bar: Alabama, South Carolina


  • The Honorable Jay Mitchell
    Supreme Court of Alabama

    The Honorable Karon O. Bowdre

    United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
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