We call it “seaweed” but it ain’t. Sargassum is actually an algae, among closely related species occurring in the...
Charlie Madison spent 17 years in traditional civil defense trial practice litigating a wide range of disputes from personal injuries and construction problems to insurance and commercial disputes. He spent the bulk of his practice handling medical malpractice cases defending hospitals and doctors, primarily from psychiatric and emergency room settings.
Madison’s experience with legal liability risk management began while in private practice, helping psychiatrists work through the immediate aftermath of patient suicides.
In 2004, Madison joined the legal department of Progress Energy—a Fortune 250 Electric Utility—where he managed a large, nationwide portfolio of disputes and litigation of all types, involving billions of dollars. He spent substantial portions of his time handling:
While at Progress Energy, Madison realized that only a small portion of the litigation officer’s functions involved actual legal work. The vast majority of time was spent with management and operations responsibilities.
In May 2010, Madison formed Atlee Risk Consulting, a new venture that allowed him to combine his legal and management experience to:
Charlie Madison’s education* includes:
Madison was admitted to the Colorado Bar (1987) and the North Carolina Bar (1994) and has earned:
*A full CV is available on request.