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Madeline specializes in financial litigation and health care insurance. She has assisted with complex civil litigation issues and has drafted motions to compel and dismiss, conducted discovery, argued in mediations and hearings, and drafted settlement and release agreements on behalf of corporations and insurance companies.

On February 27, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon signed into law House Bill 284, which requires debt buyers be licensed as “collection agencies” starting July 1, 2023.

The bill was introduced at the request of the Receivables Management Association International (RMAI) to address an emerging debate as to whether debt buyers should have been licensed

On January 19, a California Court of Appeals issued a decision calling into question the evidentiary value of electronic signatures. Dicta in the opinion directly contradicts a previous ruling in Gamboa v. Northeast Community Clinic, where the court stated the difference between physical and electronic signatures is a “distinction without a legal difference” because