Madeleine Coles

Madeleine Coles

Las Vegas

Madeleine Coles is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing on commercial matters. She has experience drafting orders and opinions, as well as analyzing court hearings and merits of complaints. Madeleine also has experience in media and First Amendment law. Prior to her role at Ballard Spahr, she served as an intern at the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education in Philadelphia, where she drafted FOIA requests to send to universities under investigation.

Professional Highlights

Judicial Externships

Hon. Cam Ferenbach, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada, 2021

Professional Activities

American Bar Association Forum on Communications Law

Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel

Board Memberships & Community Service

Volunteer, Three Square, Las Vegas

Volunteer, Pocatello Veterans Home

Volunteer, Green Lion Turtle Conservatory



William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D., summa cum laude, 2022)
Editor-in-Chief, Nevada Law Journal

Idaho State University (B.A. 2019)