Maddie Rettig is an attorney with Marshall Forman & Schlein LLC who first joined the firm as a law clerk while in law school. Her practice areas include police misconduct, prison conditions, First Amendment, malicious prosecutions, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful discharge, sexual harassment, as well as other civil rights and employment issues.
Maddie is particularly interested in constitutional litigation, as she strives to achieve justice and equal opportunity for individuals through the civil legal system.
Maddie received her J.D., cum laude, from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. Upon graduation, Maddie earned the Labor and Employment Academic Achievement Award and designation as a Public Service Fellow for completing over 100 hours of pro bono work. In law school, Maddie received CALI Excellence Awards in Employee Benefits and the Civil Law Clinic. She also served as the Chief Articles Editor for the Ohio State Law Journal. Maddie received her B.A. from Ohio University magna cum laude and a Certificate in Law, Justice & Culture.
Prior to joining the firm, Maddie served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Chief Judge R. Guy Cole, Jr. on the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. She worked in the public sector for people on death row, wrongfully convicted persons, and low-income individuals experiencing the criminal justice system. She also worked for a non-profit organization facilitating rehabilitative programs for people in prison.
Professional Memberships include the American Constitution Society, the Ohio Employment Lawyers Association, and the Ohio State Bar Association. She was named a Super Lawyer Rising Star for 2021-2022.
I have nothing but good words for this law firm, especially for Helen Robinson, who worked with me in my employment case. She is very good at what she does, very knowledgeable, friendly, warm, and responsive. Every time we talk, she makes sure that I get the answers I need…
When I first contacted Helen Robinson, I felt hopeless and beaten down by my situation. With few resources, I was still desperate to right the wrong that was done to me. From our very first consultation, Helen was empathetic, knowledgeable, and transparent. She placed the power back into my hands.…
Marshall Forman & Schlein was a wonderful firm to work with. From the very first zoom conversation, I felt heard, validated, and justified. John and Sam know employment discrimination law very well and helped guide me through the process. Every step of the way, I had their support. It was…
I must say that this Law Firm was very responsive, informative and very concerned about my situation. Thank you for being so compassionate (Attorney Robinson).
The staff at this firm are incredibly kind! They also got back to me very quickly which I appreciated! Helen Robinson was absolutely wonderful and incredibly professional! She was clear and concise and answered every question I had with honesty. She made sure to explain everything in a way I…
My partner and I had worked together at a company that caused us many problems. Helen was very insightful and offered a solution to our unique problem. Everything went smoothly with Helen guiding us and the situation and we are beyond pleased with the results. We highly recommend her!
I got fantastic help from Maddie Rettig. I wish I could explain how great she was.
The staff at this firm are incredible. They want to know your story but, more than that, they want to know you. They get to know your heart and spirit so that they can serve you personally and effectively. My experience was refreshing and I felt cared for. Their work…
Would highly recommend Maddie Rettig! Very knowledgeable of all laws and regulations. She kept me informed every step of the way and was very transparent about what was going on. Very pleased customer and would refer anyone I know who needs legal counsel to Maddie!
John Marshall is a very skilled and competent attorney. I am very thankful for his professionalism, knowledge and guidance in dealing with a very difficult situation. John Marshall is someone I would highly recommend for any employment and civil rights needs.
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