Madison (Maddie) M. Johnston, a Saint Louis University School of Law graduate, joined the Fox Smith team in 2018. After law school, Maddie worked for a large St. Louis defense firm. While in law school, Maddie worked for a local defense firm and as a Legal Intern for the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Since joining Fox Smith, Maddie has acquired knowledge in the pre-trial process by assisting in the defense of local hospitals as well as pharmaceutical and environmental companies.

Maddie currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Prairie Foundation, a non-profit prairie conservation organization. While at St. Louis University School of Law, Maddie was a lead editor on the Journal of Health Law and Policy. She also served as the President of the Environmental Law Society as well as the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund.


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • Eastern District of Missouri
  • Western District of Missouri


  • Saint Louis University School of Law, 2017
  • Denison University, Granville, OH, 2014 – BA in Environmental Studies


  • Missouri Bar Association
  • American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources