Emily Madoff
Managing Partner

Emily Madoff


  • Northeastern University School of Law (J.D., 1979)
  • Connecticut College (B.A., 1973)

Bar Admission

  • New York
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Emily Madoff, Managing Partner of Wolf Popper, is a commercial lawyer.  Ms. Madoff has represented many domestic and international businesses in their transactional matters, including several missions to the United Nations.

Ms. Madoff applies her commercial law experience to consumer fraud and consumer financial services class action litigation. She has developed cases and assisted in the prosecution of the actions charging deceptive and misleading conduct, breach of contract and related claims against some of the largest consumer-oriented companies in the United States including, for example, Google, Campbell Soup Company, Bank of America and Wells Fargo.  Presently, Ms. Madoff is concentrating on issues related to health care, such as the rampant problems with surprise medical bills and balance billing.

Among Ms. Madoff's international clientele is Zurab Tsereteli, President to the Russian Academy of Arts, who has several monuments installed in the United States, including his 100-foot monument To the Struggle Against World Terrorism, located in Bayonne, New Jersey at the entrance to New York Harbor.  The monument was dedicated on September 11, 2006, the fifth anniversary of the terrorist attacks.  (See www.911monument.com.) Mr. Tsereteli's monument, Good Defeats Evil, stands on the front grounds of the United Nations Headquarters, and his monument Birth of A New World, installed in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, is the tallest monument in the Caribbean, and one of the tallest monuments in the world.

Ms. Madoff frequently writes about legal issues for various publications. Among her many publications, Mandatory Arbitration Clauses in Consumer Contracts and CFPB's Proposed Rules appeared in the July 5, 2016 special supplement on Litigation in the New York Law Journal.  Her article "Bringing 'big oil' to the Big Apple" concerning the scandal at the Brazilian company, Petrobras, and the securities litigation it spawned in the United States, was published in Latin Lawyer in March 2015.  Her article “Analyzing the Fundamentals of Litigation Funding” appeared in the August 19, 2013 special supplement on Litigation in the New York Law Journal, and her article "Raising the Bar on Professional Conduct: A Primer on the New Rules" appeared in the February 2, 2009 special supplement on New Partners in the New York Law Journal. 

Ms. Madoff is a graduate of Connecticut College (B.A., 1973), and Northeastern University School of Law (J.D., 1979). She is admitted to the Bars of the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and to the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.