Brian Madden

Wagstaff & Cartmell, LLP
4740 Grand Avenue
Suite 300
Kansas City, MO 64112
816-701-1100
www.wagstaffcartmell.com


In Brief

Settled a commercial real estate case against the City of Kansas City, Missouri for $15 million on the Friday before trial was to begin

Achieved a $5.7 million verdict for his clients, which was the fifth largest verdict in Missouri that year

Achieved a defense verdict for his clients after a four-week federal court trial where plaintiff requested an award of $90 million.

Brian Madden has tried numerous, complex, and serious cases involving business disputes, personal injury, and wrongful death for both plaintiffs and defendants.

In addition to trial work, Brian practices in the appellate arena. For example, he successfully reversed a $5 million verdict, reversed an adverse judgment against clients in trust litigation, and protected a $1 million insurance coverage judgment for his clients.

PRACTICE AREAS
CLASS ACTIONS & COMMERCIAL LITIGATION
MASS ACTIONS & PERSONAL INJURY

OTHER PRACTICE AREAS
Business Disputes
Toxic Torts
Product Liability

Prior Work
Partner, Lathrop & Gage L.C.
Partner, Stueve Helder Siegel LLP

Education
J.D., University of Missouri – Kansas City, 1992
Associate Editor, UMKC Law Review
B.A., Rockhurst College
Summa Cum Laude
Alpha Sigma Nu, Jesuit Honor Society

Professional
KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN BAR ASSOCIATION
MISSOURI BAR ASSOCIATION

Admissions
KANSAS
MISSOURI
U.S. DISTRICT COURT, DISTRICT OF KANSAS
U.S. DISTRICT COURT, WESTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI
U.S. COURT OF APPEALS, EIGHTH CIRCUIT

Honors + Awards
American Board of Trial Advocates — 2019
The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 — 2014