Chair and Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP
 

Madeleine McDonough became Chair of Shook, Hardy & Bacon in 2017. She was previously Chair of the firm's Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Practice. In 2014, Madeleine was named one of the nation's top-50 Litigation Trailblazers & Pioneers by The National Law Journal and is a lecturer in global health law at the Georgetown University Law Center. 

Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s diversity efforts include law school workshops through a partnership with the National Black Law Students Association, their Women’s Management Council, and required diversity action from all attorneys. In 2017, the firm received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index for 10 years in a row.

“We want to be at the forefront of protection for members of the LGBTQ community and other groups, including minorities and women,” Madeleine said. “We want everyone to bring their best energy to work every day.” 

The firm was named an LCLD Most Active Member Law Firm in 2013.

Joined LCLD 2009 


Highlights of LCLD Participation


Fellows Program
Fellows nominated:
2017: Daniel Lim; 2016: Naoki Stephen Kaneko; 2015: Annie Yu-Suan Chuang; 2014: April Byrd; 2013: Gregory K. Wu; 2012: Hassia T. Diolombi; 2011: Leonard Searcy

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2017: Robert McClendon; 2016: Anna Elzein, Zachary Parker, Sangeeta Shastry; 2015: Maikieta Antoinette Brantley, Anjali Priya Prasad; 2014: Grant Dixon; 2013: Jordan Carter, Jason Harmon; 2012: Jaran Moten, Margaret Shyr

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Attendance
Annual Meeting (2016, 2015, 2014) 


Member: Madeleine McDonough

Diversity Professionals: Kori S. Carew

Communications: Alison Talbott