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Madelyn M. La France is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. She practices in the firm’s Litigation Department with a particular focus on white collar defense and investigations, securities and complex commercial litigation, and global anti-corruption matters.
Madelyn has experience representing financial institutions and multinational companies in investigations conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Department of Justice. She has conducted internal investigations involving alleged securities and accounting fraud, violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and violations of anti-money laundering laws.
She graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center, where she served as an Editor for the American Criminal Law Review Annual Survey of White Collar Crime and as a Student Attorney in Georgetown’s Domestic Violence Clinic. During law school, Madelyn completed a judicial internship with the Honorable Paul L. Friedman of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
Madelyn graduated magna cum laude from Pepperdine University with a B.A. in English Writing and Rhetoric. While at Pepperdine, she received a Certificate in Conflict Management from the Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine School of Law.
She is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.
Georgetown University - 2018 Juris Doctor
Pepperdine University - 2015 Bachelor of Arts
District of Columbia Bar