John J. Madden

John Madden practices in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions Group. Mr. Madden advises corporate and other clients on various types of M&A transactions, both negotiated and unsolicited, including tender and exchange offers, takeover defense strategies, joint ventures, divestitures and cross-border transactions; and he represents several leading investment banking firms in M&A transactions. He also advises clients on corporate governance matters.

Mr. Madden is recommended as a leading lawyer in Chambers Global and The International Who’s Who Of Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyers. He is also recommended in the The Best Lawyers in America.

Mr. Madden served as Co-Managing Partner of the firm from 2004 to 2008 and as a member of the firm’s Policy Committee for most of the period from 1991 to 2008. Mr. Madden was head of the firm’s global Mergers & Acquisitions Group from 1995 to 2001 and was co-head of the group from 1986 to 1991. From 1991 to 1995, he was Managing Partner of the firm’s European offices, practicing from the firm’s Paris office.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Mergers & Acquisitions, 2) Corporate Governance and 3) State Controlled Companies/Sovereign Wealth Funds
Law School Fordham Law School, (J.D., 1975)
Education University of Pennsylvania (B.A., 1968)
Most recent firm Shearman & Sterling LLP
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