Shannon M. Madden

Ms. Madden is a partner with the firm. Her practice is concentrated in the defense of health care providers in medical malpractice litigation. Ms. Madden has successfully defended health care providers in trial at both the District Court level and at the Circuit Court level, and she has successfully defended judgments for her clients in Maryland's Court of Special Appeals. She has also obtained dismissals and summary judgments for hospital and physician defendants in medical malpractice actions.


Professional Experience

  • Partner – Goodell DeVries (2008 - Present)
  • Associate – Goodell DeVries (1999 - 2007)
  • Associate – Gleason, Flynn & Emig (1998 - 1999)
  • Law Clerk – The Honorable Durke G. Thompson, Circuit Court for Montgomery County (1997 - 1998) 

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Baltimore City (former member of Professional Ethics and Judicial Administration Committees)


Honors and Awards

  • Delta Gamma Academic Excellence Award (1989, 1990)
  • Semi-finalist, Morris B. Myerowitz Moot Court Competition (1996)