Madeline Baruch enjoys learning about her clients. By understanding their business and concerns, she provides the best defense possible. Madeline faces challenges head-on. As the first attorney in her family, she is excited to continue to grow her career and overcome new challenges.

Madeline received the Elon University School of Law Pro Bono Award for completing over 150 hours of pro bono work during law school. She served primarily with Guardian Ad Litem and as President of the VITA Tax Clinic.

Before joining Hedrick Gardner, Madeline gained experience across the country, most recently at a firm in Winston Salem.

Madeline is a self-proclaimed animal lover and enthusiast. She currently has two German Shepherds; past pets included lizards, horses, Guinea pigs, and goats. She enjoys exploring Charlotte with her friends and spending time outdoors. In the fall, you will find her watching college football on Saturday or attending a Panthers game on Sunday.

Experience and Involvement


  • North Carolina State Bar
  • Guardian Ad Litem, VITA Tax Clinic Volunteer

Elon University School of Law:

  • Business Law Association
  • Tax Law Association (Officer)
  • Criminal Law Society
  • Intellectual Property Society
  • Real Estate Society


Elon University School of Law:

  • Dean’s Scholarship
  • Intramural Moot Court Quarterfinalist
  • Pro Bono Award (Completed 150+ hours of pro bono work in law school)