J. Ashwin Madia

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Minneapolis, MN

Madia Law LLC
 | 323 Washington Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: 877-291-0526
Fax: 612-235-3357
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2002
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (30%),
  • Securities Litigation (10%),
  • Employee Benefits (10%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    An accomplished civil litigation attorney, J. Ashwin Madia is the managing partner at Madia Law LLC. Based in Minneapolis and representing clients throughout Minnesota, he divides his practice among labor and employment law, civil rights, and litigation involving business disputes, securities violations, and claims arising under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. Admitted to practice before all Minnesota state courts, Mr. Madia is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit.

    Mr. Madia's employment law practice has included cases involving wrongful termination and other acts of retaliation, wage and hour claims, sexual harassment, and Family and Medical Leave Act disputes. He also represents prospective, past and current employees who have been the target of discrimination that is covered by such laws as Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Minnesota Human Rights Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. In his civil rights practice, Mr. Madia assists people who have been the victims of police brutality, housing discrimination and unlawful arrests, and he represents the surviving family members of people who have died due to the wrongful acts or inactions of governmental bodies.

    Mr. Madia majored in political science and government at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1999. He then went on to attend New York University School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2002. After graduation, Mr. Madia joined the U.S. Marine Corps, where he served as a Judge Advocate General and acted as defense counsel in felony and misdemeanor trials. He opened his current practice in 2009.

    Practice Areas
    • 30%Employment Litigation
    • 30%Employment & Labor
    • 10%Securities Litigation
    • 10%Employee Benefits
    • 10%Civil Rights
    • 10%Civil Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law, Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

    Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

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    About Ashwin Madia

    Admitted: 2002, Minnesota

    Professional Webpage: https://madialaw.com/about/attorney-profile/ashwin-madia/

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • United States Court of Appeals – 8th Circuit
    • United States District Court – Eastern District of Michigan
    • National Employment Lawyers Association, Minnesota Chapter
    • United States District Court – District of Minnesota
    • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Minnesota Supreme Court
    • Minnesota Student Association, President
    • University of Minnesota Alumni Association

    Educational Background:

    • Osseo Senior High School, High School Diploma, 1995
    • University of Minnesota—Twin Cities, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Honor: President, Minnesota Student Association, 1999
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    Office Location for J. Ashwin Madia

    323 Washington Avenue North
    Minneapolis, MN 55401

    Phone: 877-291-0526

    Fax: 612-235-3357

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    Last Updated: 1/15/2020

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