Jerome Madden

Adjunct Professor of Law

Professor Madden is presently an attorney in the Appellate Litigation Unit of the FDIC’s Legal Division. Prior to re-joining the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation’s Appellate Litigation Unit in 2010, he was an attorney in the Legal Division of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (2006-2010) which regulates national banks. Prior to that he spent over 20 years at U.S. Department of Justice (Torts Branch, 1985-91; Commercial Litigation Branch, 1998-06) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (Appellate Litigation Unit, 1991-98) litigating civil cases related to the financial institution crisis of the 1980's and early 1990's. He began his career as a law clerk to Chief Justice C. William O’Neill of the Ohio Supreme Court (1978-79) and as a litigation associate at the Washington office of the Wall Street law firm Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (1979-85). He graduated first in his class from the University of Dayton School of Law where he was the editor-in-chief of the law review. He joined the Washington College of Law as an adjunct professor in the Legal Rhetoric Program in 2007 and taught LAW 857 (The Law of Banking and Financial Institutions) in the fall of 2009 and the spring of 2011. He also has served as an adjunct professor at The George Washington University Law School and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.





Degrees & Universities

  • LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
  • J.D., University of Dayton (summa cum laude)
  • B.A., Franciscan University

  • + Selected Publications

    • Jerome Madden, A Weapon of Mass Destruction Strikes: Credit Default Swaps Bring Down AIG and Lehman Brothers, Bus. L. Br. (Fall 2008).