Madeline Engel is a litigation attorney who handles environmental and natural resources matters in both Washington and Oregon. She has extensive experience with both federal and state statutory- and regulatory-environmental laws and understands how to strategically and effectively navigate claims arising, for example, under CERCLA and state analogs, the Endangered Species Act, and the Clean Water Act. She also represents clients in claims arising under state common law, including the complex tort litigation related to the 2007 Chehalis Flood Event and 2014 Oso Landslide.
Madeline has represented clients in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels, before administrative tribunals, and through alternative-dispute-resolution processes. She has successfully advocated for clients through dispositive motions, taken and defended dozens of depositions, and prepared for multi-week trials. She has been named a "Rising Star" since 2014 by Super Lawyers magazine. In addition, while in law school, she externed for the Honorable John V. Acosta in the District of Oregon.
As a former Division I athlete, Madeline combines her natural competitiveness and determination with her extensive litigation experience to achieve great advocacy for her clients.
Admitted to practice in Washington and Oregon
University of Oregon
Juris Doctorate, Order of the Coif
Executive Editor of Oregon Law Review
University of Virginia
Bachelor of Arts, English