Patrick F. Madden

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Biography

Patrick F. Madden is a Shareholder in the Antitrust, Consumer Protection, Insurance Fraud, and Predatory Lending and Borrowers’ Rights practice groups. His practice principally focuses on class actions concerning antitrust violations, financial practices, and insurance products.

Mr. Madden has served in key roles in multiple nationwide consumer class actions. For example, he represented homeowners whose mortgage loan servicers force-placed extraordinarily high-priced insurance on them and allegedly received a kickback from the insurer in exchange. Collectively, Mr. Madden’s force-placed insurance settlements have made more than $175 million in recoveries available to class members.

He has also represented plaintiffs in antitrust class actions. For example, Mr. Madden represents a proposed class of elite mixed martial arts fighters in an antitrust lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Le, et al. v. Zuffa, LLC, No. 15-cv-1045 (D. Nev.). Mr. Madden also represents a proposed class of broiler chicken farmers in an antitrust suit against the major chicken processing companies for colluding to suppress compensation to the farmers.

 

Prior to attending law school, Mr. Madden worked at the United States Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards as an investigator during which time he investigated allegations of officer election fraud and financial crimes by union officers and employees.

While at Temple Law School, Mr. Madden was the Executive Editor of Publications for the Temple Journal of Science, Technology & Environmental Law.

Business and Community Leadership

  • Lombard Swim Associates, Board of Directors

Prominent Judgments and Settlements

Antitrust Actions

Insurance and Financial Product Actions

Construction Product Actions

Employment Actions

Discrimination Actions

  • City of Philadelphia v. Wells Fargo & Co., No. 2:17-cv-02203-AB (E.D. Pa.) ($10 million settlement).

Credentials

Education:

Law School

Temple University, James E. Beasley School of Law, J.D.

Undergraduate

University of Pennsylvania, B.A., Urban Studies (Honors)

Honors & Awards:

Pennsylvania Super Lawyer – Rising Star: 2013-2020. The designation of “Rising Star” is an honor conferred upon only the top 2.5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania who are 40 or younger.


Admissions

Member – Pennsylvania Bar


Admitted – United States Supreme Court

Admitted – Eastern District of Pennsylvania


Clerkships

Honorable Petrese Tucker, United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (Intern).


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