Mark E. Maddox is a founding partner of Maddox Hargett & Caruso, P.C., one of the nation’s largest legal practices concentrating on the representation of securities investors. He has concentrated his career representing investors in disputes with stockbrokers and their firms.
From 1989 - 1991, Mr. Maddox served as the Securities Commissioner for the State of Indiana. During his tenure, he also served on the Indiana Governor's Initiative on Economic Development Policy Panel. Mr. Maddox also led the International Enforcement Committee of the North American Securities Administrators Association as its Chairperson. He served on the Board of Directors of the Public Investor Arbitration Bar Association from 1994 – 2002, 2015 – 2017, and was its President from 1998 - 2000.
Mr. Maddox was also a public representative on the NASD Regulation's National Arbitration and Mediation Committee from 1996 - 1998 and 2003 – 2005, and was appointed its Chair for the 2004 – 2005 term. He was admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court in February 1995. He served on the FINRA Dispute Resolution Task Force from 2014 – 2015.
In 1991, Mr. Maddox opened his current private practice that concentrates in the representation of investors in securities arbitration, litigation and regulation. He is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Indiana State Bar Association where he is a Past Chair of the Securities Sub-Committee. He is an adjunct professor at Butler University where he teaches Business Law to undergraduates.
Mr. Maddox is a graduate of Wabash College (magna cum laude), and earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University in 1986. He has been a speaker and lecturer for various Continuing Legal Education and securities-related seminars and has been published extensively, most notably the book Investor Rights for the 21st Century (2001).