Yvonne Norris Maddalena

Yvonne Norris Maddalena: Attorney with Jackson Lewis P.C.
  • Of Counsel at Jackson Lewis P.C. (895 Attorneys)
  • First Commercial Bank Building, 800 Shades Creek Parkway, Suite 870, Birmingham, AL 35209
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Yvonne N. Maddalena is Of Counsel in the Birmingham, Alabama, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is concentrated in litigation and litigation avoidance, particularly harassment, discrimination, retaliatory discharge and non-compete and non-disclosure matters.

Ms. Maddalena has practiced all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts on the trial and appellate levels. Additionally, Ms. Maddalena regularly drafts and reviews employee handbooks for companies in Alabama and across the United States.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, she obtained broad experience in the areas of commercial and consumer finance, banking, utility, insurance litigation and insurance coverage disputes, as well as general litigation matters. Ms. Maddalena has written and co-authored numerous articles for a variety of legal publications.

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

•Birmingham Volunteer Lawyers Program

Honors and Recognitions

•AVVO, Women Leaders of the Birmingham Bar (2015)

Published Works

• Social Media and Employers: New Avenues for Liability, Birmingham Bar Bulletin (June 2010) [Author]
• The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act: What To Know When Your Client Is Reducing Its Work Force, Birmingham Bar Bulletin (December 2009) [Author]
• Supreme Court Raises Bar For Disparate Impact Cases, Birmingham Bar Bulletin (September 2009) [Author]
• Documents Reviewed By A Deponent: Protected Or Not? Birmingham Bar Bulletin (December 2008) [Author]
• FINRA Rule 2821: Upcoming Securities Regulation, Birmingham Bar Bulletin (March 2008) [Author]
• Review of Metadata: Is It Ethical? Birmingham Bar Bulletin (September 2007) [Author]
• The Holdings and Implications of Massachusetts v EPA, Birmingham Bar Bulletin ( June 2007) [Author]
• Punitive Damages: Waived By Contract, Birmingham Bar Bulletin (March 2007) [Author]
• Cyber-Jurisdiction: When Does Use of the Internet Establish Personal Jurisdiction? Alabama Lawyer ( January 2002) [Co-Author]
• ACPA and UDRP: Bug Repellant, Birmingham Bar Bulletin (December 2000) [Co-Author]
• Mental Anguish Damages: An Overview of Alabama Law, Birmingham Bar Bulletin (September 2000) [Co-Author]


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Employment Trial Report
Illinois Jury Rejects Transgender Worker’s Discrimination Claim
July 17, 2018

A federal jury in Illinois has rejected a transgender employee’s claim that she was discriminated against and illegally fired after she told her employer that she was transitioning.

By Yvonne Norris Maddalena


Jan 22

Sexual Harassment Policies and Employee Handbooks in the Time of #MeToo

Yvonne Norris Maddalena discusses sexual harassment policy tips for employee handbooks in the time of #MeToo.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Corporate Governance and Internal Investigations
  • General Employment Litigation
  • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
205-332-3118  Phone
(205) 332-3131  Fax
University Attended:
Samford University, B.S., Business Administration, magna cum laude, 1991
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., cum laude, 1997
Year of First Admission:
2011, Tennessee - E.D. Tenn.; 2012, Tennessee - M.D. Tenn.; 1997, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; 2001, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1997, Alabama - M.D. Ala.; 1997, Alabama - N.D. Ala.; 1997, Alabama - S.D. Ala.; 2011, Florida - N.D. Fla.; 2016, 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; 1997, Alabama; 2008, Tennessee

Professional Associations and Activities

•Alabama State Bar
•American Bar Association
•Birmingham Bar Association

Birth Information:

Peer Reviews

  • 4.4/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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