Madeline Huerta represents clients in a wide range of civil litigation matters. In addition to advising on title insurance cases, Madeline handles defense litigation involving personal injury and property damage. She leverages her experience in all stages of the litigation process to provide clients with simple, strategic solutions tailored to their needs and goals.

Before joining Hinshaw as an associate, Madeline was a law clerk and legal extern with the firm. In addition to gaining invaluable experience as a legal intern with the Natural Resources Defense Council and GE Transportation, she was also a legal extern with a Chicago-based firm.

During law school, Madeline was involved in several associations and activities. In addition to her roles as a junior associate and managing editor of the Chicago-Kent Law Review, Madeline was the editor-in-chief of the Chicago-Kent Journal of Environmental and Energy Law. She was also an active member the Student Bar Association, serving as vice president, and was part of the Environmental Law Society.

Honors & Awards

  • Professional
    • 1L Volunteer of the Year Award, Self-Help Web Center at the Circuit Court of Cook County, 2017
  • Academic
    • Chicago-Kent College of Law
      • Baum Fellow
      • CALI Awards for the Highest Grade in "Legal Writing I" and "Legislative Advocacy"
      • Chicago-Kent Public Service Award
      • Dean's List


J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law at Illinois Institute of Technology, 2019

B.A., Boston University, 2014