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Madeline Pendley

Attorney Madeline Pendley

Madeline Pendley

Levin Papantonio Rafferty

316 South Baylen St.

Pensacola, FL 32502


Madeline Pendley is an associate attorney at Levin Papantonio and focuses her practice on mass torts, specifically, pharmaceutical litigation. She graduated from the University of North Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. Mrs. Pendley then received her Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law in 2019, graduating cum laude.

While in law school, Mrs. Pendley served as a Senior Associate of Stetson’s Law Review. Her seminar article was selected for presentation at the semi-annual Law Review Scholarship Luncheon. Mrs. Pendley was also a member of Stetson’s Nationally Ranked Trial Team. She competed in two regional and four national competitions, and was named ‘Captain’ and ‘Most Valuable Player’ of the team.

Upon graduation, Mrs. Pendley received the Walter Mann Award, which is given to one student each year who, “in the opinion of both her classmates and faculty has shown the greatest promise of becoming an outstanding leader in the legal profession.” Since joining Levin Papantonio, she has since been appointed to various MDL committees, including the Losartan and Irbesartan leadership committee and the Zantac Science and Expert Committee.

Year Joined the Firm

  1. 2019

Present Position with the Firm

  1. Associate

Areas of Practice

  1. Mass Torts

Bar Admissions

  1. Florida


  1. Juris Doctor, Stetson University College of Law
    Honors: graduated cum laude
    Honors: Honors Roll
    Honors: Walter Mann Award
    Honors: Law Review: Semi-Annual Scholarship Luncheon Presenter
    Honors: Stetson Trial Team – Captain
    Honors: Stetson Trial Team – Most Valuable Player
    Honors: National Finalist – National Trial Competition 2019
    Honors: Regional Champion – National Trial Competition 2019
    Honors: National Finalist – National Civil Trial Competition 2018
    Honors: Regional Semi-finalist – National Trial Competition 2018
  2. Bachelor of Science, University of North Georgia
    Major in Political Science
    Honors: Dean’s List
    Honors: HOPE Scholarship Recipient

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  1. American Association for Justice (AAJ ), member
  2. Florida Justice Association, member
  3. The National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40

Seminars Taught and Published Works

  1. Mass Torts Made Perfect, “New Valsartan Criteria: How to Vet and Score Cases,” October 2019.
  2. National Trial Lawyer’s Summit, “Zantac & Valsartan: NDMA Contamination,” January 2020.
  3. “Zantac: The Blockbuster Carcinogen,” Journal of the Florida Justice Association (March/April 2020).
  4. “Zantac Litigation Starts to Gain Steam,” the Trial Lawyer Magazine (June 2020).
  5. Mass Torts Made Perfect. “Zantac Litigation,” October 2020.