Madelyn M. O’Brien (J.D. '13) has joined Herman, Herman & Katz, LLC as an associate. She joined Herman, Herman & Katz in August 2012, assisting clients with their claims in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill MDL-2179 settlement program. At the beginning of 2013, Ms. O’Brien became a law clerk with Herman, Herman & Katz. She will practice in the areas of Personal Injury, Industrial Accidents, Offshore Maritime, Wrongful Death, 18 Wheeler Trucking, Class Actions, Commercial Litigation, and BP Oil Spill Litigation.
Madelyn earned her J.D. from Loyola in December 2013, graduating cum laude as a William L. Crowe, Sr. scholar. At Loyola, Ms. O’Brien was awarded the Joseph V. Bologna award for attaining the highest grade in her Civil Law Property I section, and participated in the Loyola Law Review and the Litigation and Technology clinical seminar. While enrolled in the evening division of the civil law program at Loyola, Ms. O’Brien continued working either part- or full-time in successive legal support positions.