Madeleine M McDonough

Madeleine M McDonough
Office:
1155 F Street NW
Suite 200
20004-1305
City:
Washington
State:
District of Columbia
Country:
USA
Tel:
+1 202 639 5600
Fax:
+1 202 783 4211

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Life Sciences: Product Liability

Madeleine McDonough is the chair of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, a firm recognised for its representation of health, science and technology clients in complex litigation. A former clinical pharmacist, she counsels multinational companies in a range of industries: pharmaceuticals, animal health, medical devices, food, cosmetics and beverages.

McDonough advises organisations on preventative litigation approaches, policy and governance issues, emerging international legal developments, creative resolution strategies, risk management, corporate social responsibility and crisis management.

The National Law Journal named McDonough one of the nation's “Top 50 Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers” in its inaugural 2014 class. She has been named a leading product liability attorney by Who’s Who Legal and a Life Science Star by LMG Life Sciences. McDonough has also been listed in The Legal 500: United States. In 2013, Missouri Lawyers Weekly honoured her as a Mentor of the Year for her long-standing dedication to advising younger colleagues, law students and high school students with an interest in the law. She is also an American Bar Foundation fellow.

Before her legal career, McDonough worked as a clinical pharmacist in a large university teaching hospital and brings her pharmaceutical background to her representation of pharmaceutical, medical device, food, and cosmetics manufacturers in product liability, regulatory and related legal issues.

McDonough served as editor-in-chief of the Kansas Law Review. She earned her LLM in global health law from Georgetown University Law Center. She chairs the community advisory board of KCUR-FM, a National Public Radio affiliate in Kansas City.

WWL says: As a former clinical pharmacist, Madeleine McDonough is a favourite among key players in the pharmaceutical sector, who appreciate her extensive industry knowledge.

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