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  • Education
    • J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2019, cum laude, SMU Science and Technology Law Review Journal, Senior Notes Editor; Dean’s List
    • B.S., The University of Texas at Austin, 2016, with honors, Communication Studies; Minor in Business Foundations

Madeleine Kline is an associate in the Corporate and Transactional group in Dallas. She is committed to understanding the industry in which each client operates. Clients rely on her to analyze each corporate transaction matter to develop strategic solutions for their immediate and long-term business and operational goals. Working closely with seasoned Polsinelli attorneys in the Corporate and Transactional practice, Madeleine counsels clients in all aspects of the life cycle of the client’s business, from selecting the appropriate choice of entity to exit strategy.

Madeleine’s corporate transactional experience also lends itself to her commercial transaction practice, where she acts as a strategic partner to her clients on all aspects of commercial transactions. Madeleine negotiates and drafts a wide variety of complex commercial contracts on behalf of clients in a variety of industries including:

  • Mobility and Vehicle Use
  • Manufacturing (Chemical, Automotive, Medical, Food, Textile, and other OEM)
  • Transportation and Logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Technology/SaaS

Madeleine’s experience partnering with clients on their day-to-day commercial legal needs has given her a strength in interpreting and predicting clients’ needs and helps her to solve problems for clients on a contractual level before they ever arise, enabling them to manage risk and achieve their business goals. Madeleine served as a summer associate at Polsinelli and has both her legal and professional research certification.

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Co-Author, Polsinelli Whitepaper
May 29, 2020
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When Lies Go Viral: The First Amendment Implications of Regulating the Spread of Fake News
Comment, SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev.
October 2018
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Telemedicine is the New Narcotics Candy Store: Teladoc Opens the Floodgates for the Unrestricted Sale of Dangerous Drugs
Noted, SMU Sci. & Tech. L. Rev.
June 2018