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Maddy Lansky represents clients in high-stakes cases in state and federal courts throughout the United States. Her practice covers a broad range of subject matters, including intellectual property, accountants' liability, employment discrimination, and complex commercial disputes.

Before joining Bartlit Beck, Maddy clerked for Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court of the United States and Judge William H. Pryor Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and the University of Southern California.

Representative Matters

Nigel John Eccles et al. v. Shamrock Capital Advisors, LLC, et al. (State Court, New York)
Trial counsel for FanDuel founders and more than 120 former employees and angel investors in lawsuit against late-stage private equity investors and six of the seven former members of the board of directors of FanDuel. The suit alleges that the private equity investors and former board members wiped out the founders', former employees', and angel investors' interests in the company by breaching their fiduciary duties and unjustly enriching themselves in the wake of a 2018 merger between FanDuel and European bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair. Read the Complaint here. Coverage in the Wall Street Journal here and Reuters here.

ViiV Healthcare v. Gilead Sciences (D. Del.)
Counsel for Gilead in patent infringement case related to Gilead's Biktarvy® HIV treatment. Case pending.

Confidential Arbitration (Chicago, New York)
Acted as trial counsel for an accounting firm. Obtained a complete defense verdict following a two-week arbitration

Sycamore IP Holdings LLC v. AT&T Corp. et al. (E.D. Tex.)
Trial counsel for Sycamore in patent infringement suit alleging infringement of a standard-essential patent covering method of encoding data for transmission over fiber optic telecommunications networks.

Education & Honors

The University of Chicago Law School, 2016, J.D., with High Honors

Order of the Coif   

Kirkland & Ellis Scholar

Comments Editor, The University of Chicago Law Review 

Hinton Moot Court Competition Semi-Finalist 

University of Southern California, 2013, B.A., magna cum laude


  • Honorable Justice Clarence Thomas, Supreme Court of the United States, 2018-2019
  • Honorable William H. Pryor Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2016-2017


  • Illinois
  • New York
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