General Business Counsel
Proper planning can mitigate risk and avoid future litigation. Garth Madison has represented a broad variety of clients in diverse industries. He has served as general counsel for a state agency, managed an in-house legal department, guided human resource staff, negotiated and drafted contracts, revised internal policies, procedures, and administrative rules, and ensured compliance with state and federal laws. He has served as ethics officer and counsel for managing boards and commissions, managed state and federal regulatory and incentive programs, including regulatory review of the Chicago Cubs' $575 million renovation of Wrigley Field, and served as interim director for a state agency overseeing more than 250 employees.
Mr. Madison's in-house representation includes employment law, contracts, litigation, administrative hearings, real property, intellectual property, ethics, privacy and records, legislation, and compliance. He is adept at navigating highly regulated industries, and understands how to provide effective and practical solutions to business and budget issues.
Mr. Madison's experience as a litigation and appellate attorney enables him to identify issues early and take a proactive approach to managing risk and ensuring legal compliance for his client.
In 2015, Mr. Madison completed negotiating permissions, agreements, the transfer of state property to the federal government, and environmental remediation issues, to secure President Obama's designation of the Pullman National Monument in Chicago. The Monument includes the factory site where the Pullman Car Company manufactured railroad cars, the Hotel Florence, and extensive architectural resources within the Pullman National Historic District.
Contact Garth Madison for guidance on your business issues today.