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Madison L. Conquest

Madison L. Conquest
  • J.D., magna cum laude, University of Michigan Law School (1999)
  • B.A., cum laude, Interdisciplinary Modern European Studies and French Language and Literature, Vanderbilt University (1996)

Delaware, Illinois, Tennessee

  • U.S. District Court – Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court – Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • U.S. District Court – Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • Member, Hendersonville Chamber of Commerce
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2010-14)
  • Morning Star Sanctuary, Board of Directors (2005-present)
  • Contributor, Model Asset Purchase Agreement for Bankruptcy Sales (2016)
  • Morning Star Sanctuary - local non-profit shelter for domestic abuse victims, Board Member & Director

Partner | Nashville, TN

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Bankruptcy Litigation Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Finance Commercial & Corporate Finance Real Estate

Madison Conquest is a Partner in Nashville and is a member of the Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group.

Madison’s experience concentrates on commercial bankruptcy matters, including the representation of secured and unsecured creditors, including but not limited to financial institutions, trade vendors, committees, landlords, defendants in preference actions, and parties involved in out of court restructurings and distressed asset sales.

Madison has significant experience representing financial institutions throughout the loan transaction process, including loan documentation and renewals, as well as loan re-works and reorganizations. Madison is a regular author and guest speaker on topics related to bankruptcy, post-judgment collections strategy, foreclosures, ethics, and workouts.

Following her graduation from law school, Madison served as a judicial law clerk for Judge Milton I. Shadur of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. From 2000-04, Madison practiced bankruptcy law and commercial litigation in Delaware and has substantial experience representing both debtors and creditors in large Chapter 11 cases and adversary proceedings. Since 2004, Madison has practiced creditors’ rights and commercial litigation primarily in Tennessee, while also occasionally still practicing in Delaware and Illinois as needed.

Madison has worked on a pro bono basis, in significant consumer bankruptcy and family law matters, including representing disabled debtors, obtaining protective orders for domestic abuse victims, and representing adoptive parents in adoption proceedings. She also coordinates fund raising activities for community non-profit organizations dedicated to assisting victims of physical violence. Madison also serves as a Director on the Board of Morning Star Sanctuary, a local non-profit shelter for domestic abuse victims.