Steve MadsenPartner, Fort Worth

Mr. Madsen is a litigator, primarily a defense litigator, although he has extensive experience in many areas of civil litigation. He is a career Cantey Hanger litigator, having come to the Fort Worth firm in 1976 shortly after his graduation from Baylor University School of Law and a stint as a briefing attorney for Court of Appeals of the Twelfth Supreme Judicial District of Texas.

Principal Practice Areas


  • J.D., Baylor University School of Law, Waco, TX, 1975
  • B.A., The University of Texas at Austin, 1972
    Honors: Plan II Honors Program
  • Devon Energy Corporation
  • Rural Metro Corporation
  • The Medical Protective Company
  • Enterprise Financial Group
  • Enterprise Life Insurance Company
  • Good Shepherd Medical Center
  • Licensed to practice in Texas, 1975
  • Admitted to U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Member and Past- President 2001, Fort Worth Chapter
  • Texas Association of Defense Counsel Member
  • Texas Bar Foundation Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Association Member
  • Tarrant County Bar Foundation Member and Past Chairman of the Historical Preservation Committee
  • Named “Top Lawyers”, Fort Worth Business Press, 2013.
  • Mr. Madsen was selected as a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • “AV” Rating – Martindale Hubbell