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Madeline M. Gustafson

Attorney

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Madeline M. Gustafson

Attorney

Practice Groups

Commercial Litigation, Construction, Data Privacy and Cybersecurity, Employment, Professional Liability/Claim Prevention, Real Estate Litigation

Industry Groups

Agribusiness Industry, Construction Industry, Health Care Industry, Non-Profit Organizations Industry, Real Estate and Residential Property Management Industry

Overview

Madeline Gustafson represents clients in various legal matters, including construction and real estate, employment, general commercial litigation, and professional liability law.

Madeline is focused on crafting results-driven solutions to ensure the most favorable outcomes for her clients. She is passionate about applying the law to everyday client problems and translating legalese into practical information for clients. Madeline’s favorite issues are complex legal questions requiring her to craft creative, out-of-the-box solutions. She has experience advocating for clients in a variety of settings, including individuals and entities in construction-related disputes, representing employers facing discrimination lawsuits, and in counseling businesses on consumer law, professional liability, and data privacy matters. Madeline’s wide array of experience, combined with her marketing, business, and journalism background, allows her to seek the best outcomes in a multidisciplinary way for her clients.

Madeline attended Drake University Law School, completing her Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration with honors. During law school, she interned with the Iowa Hospital Association in government relations, where she assisted in lobbying for telehealth legislation. Madeline was also selected for a prestigious business fellowship at Atlantic Media in Washington, D.C., and interned in the Office of the First Lady at the White House.

EDUCATION & ADMISSIONS

Education

  • Drake University Law School, J.D. and M.B.A., with honors
    • Dean’s List, every semester
    • SBA 2L Representative of the Year
    • Lindquist Scholarship for Women MBAs
    • Drake Journal of Agricultural Law, Junior Staff Member
  • Drake University, B.A., magna cum laude
    • University Honors Program
    • Pi Sigma Alpha Honors Society

Bar Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Minnesota
  • Colorado
  • Iowa

Language

  • Spanish (conversational)

NEWS & EVENTS

The Work Week with Bassford Remele | Workplace Harassment and Investigations | 4/1/24

The Work Week with Bassford Remele April 1, 2024 Welcome to another edition of The Work Week with...

Women in the Law | Madeline Gustafson

Celebrating Women in the Law | Madeline Gustafson What does female empowerment mean to you, both...

The Work Week with Bassford Remele | Unionization | 2/12/24

The Work Week with Bassford Remele February 12, 2024 Welcome to another edition of The Work Week...

The Work Week with Bassford Remele | Rounding Employee Time | 12/04/23

The Work Week with Bassford Remele December 4, 2023 Welcome to another edition of The Work Week...

The Work Week with Bassford Remele | Employee Email Accounts | 10/09/23

The Work Week with Bassford Remele October 9, 2023 Welcome to another edition of The Work Week...

The Work Week with Bassford Remele | Covid-Era I-9 Requirement | 7/10/23

The Work Week with Bassford Remele July 10, 2023 Welcome to another edition of The Work Week with...

Bassford Remele Hosts MSBA New Lawyers Breakfast

Bassford Remele is proud to host the Minnesota State Bar Association New Lawyers Wellness Breakfast...

The Work Week with Bassford Remele | Workforce Reduction | 5/30/23

The Work Week with Bassford Remele May 30, 2023 Welcome to another edition of The Work Week with...

The Work Week with Bassford Remele | ChatGPT | 5/8/23

The Work Week with Bassford Remele May 8, 2023 Welcome to another edition of The Work Week with...

Firm Holds Monthly DEI Awareness Event on Pronouns

Bassford Remele continued its monthly “DEI Awareness Event” initiative that promotes awareness of...

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC

Bar Associations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • New Lawyers Section
      • Secretary, 2023-present
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota Women Lawyers

Seminars

  • The Ethics Compass - Guiding Principles for New Lawyers, panel moderator, Minnesota State Bar Association New Lawyers Seminar, November 3, 2023
  • FCRA 2022: Rule Changes and Case Law, presenter, National Business Institute, July 18, 2022