Madeline Smart focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation, internal investigations, and bankruptcy-adjacent litigation. She has represented individuals and companies in a broad range of industries, including financial services, aerospace, biopharmaceuticals, manufacturing, construction, and commodities. Madeline has also represented clients in sensitive internal investigations and investigations by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Madeline has experience in various aspects of litigation, from case inception through resolution, including conducting motion practice, fact and expert discovery, taking depositions, and participating in mediation and settlement.
Madeline maintains an active pro bono practice and has assisted a juvenile seeking a special immigrant status visa, individuals seeking expunction of criminal records, and a charitable organization in the management of litigation.
- The University of Texas at Austin (J.D. with honors 2019); Smith College (B.A. in Sociology 2012, with a minor in Economics)
- Texas and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas
- Intern to Judge Xavier Rodriguez, U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas (2017)