Lena Madison

Associate Chicago


Lena is an associate specializing in the areas of Mezzanine Finance, Private Equity, and Mergers and Acquisitions.

Lena served as a federal appellate law clerk to the Hon. Charles R. Wilson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. During law school, Lena also gained experience as a two-time summer associate with the firm and worked at Taft prior to clerking.

Lena’s community engagement includes serving on the Associate Board of Girls Inc. of Chicago.

Lena earned her J.D. from the University of North Carolina School of Law where she made the Dean’s List and received awards for oral advocacy and negotiation skills. While in law school, Lena served as a Senior Staff Editor for the North Carolina Journal of International Law. Prior to law school, Lena worked in Business Development in Major League Baseball. Lena received her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame with high honors, and was a thrower and two-year captain of the Track & Field team.

All Service Areas


  • University of North Carolina Chapel Hill School of Law (2020)
  • University of Notre Dame (2016)


  • State - Illinois

Community Involvement

  • Girls Inc.

    Member, Chicago Associate Board