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Madeleine Laffittee brings extensive real estate legal knowledge to her practice. She was a summer associate of the firm, with a focus on several areas of real estate law and litigation, including legal research and the drafting of motions, legal memoranda, and letters to firm clients advising on changes to the law. Madeleine gained valuable practical exposure working across a number of the firm’s practice groups, including Real Estate + Development, Business Litigation, Construction Law, Environmental, Energy + Telecommunications, and Insurance + Reinsurance. She also took part in the firm’s transactional academy courses, mock trial offerings and other enrichment activities. View her complete bio on

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