Madison Rolapp is an associate in Newmeyer Dillion’s Newport Beach office.

Madison Rolapp brings a collaborative approach to client service and helping ensure the firm’s supports each client in achieving their goals. Madison's legal practice is based on one key focus: providing a superior legal product that will support clients' businesses and address their legal needs. Madison is able to leverage a variety of unique skill sets that translate to team success including:

An understanding of a client-centered legal practice. In law school, Madison worked in the Community and Economic Development Clinic, where she gained extensive first-hand experience in working with clients directly to achieve their goals. Madison is skilled in understanding  client needs and aligning their short and long-term goals to reach the desired results.

A collaborative approach.  Madison's long history of working within a team allows her to effectively and successfully collaborate with others to ultimately, zealously advocate for clients. Through participation in extracurricular activities in law school, seeking out challenging yet fulfilling internships, and willingness to explore new avenues to achieve  client goals, Madison is a true team player. Her ability to effectively communicate and identify the strengths and needs of a team lays the groundwork for successful results-driven collaboration.

An excellence in legal writing. Madison leverages her past experience as a staff editor on UCI Law School's Law Review Journal and acting as a research fellow, providing feedback, advice, and editing for younger law students in a lawyering skills class, to craft persuasive and fact-driven writing on issues for clients. She displays effective research and writing skills that allow her to respond to complex legal questions and effectuate client satisfaction in final work products.

Awards & Recognition

  • Dean's Award (second-highest performance in course): Lawyering Skills

Professional Affiliations

  • Orange County Bar Association

Charitable & Civic Involvement

Madison values and prioritizes participating in pro bono opportunities. In law school, Madison participated in Saturday Academy of Law that gave high school aged students the ability to learn more about the legal profession and a unique opportunity to improve their reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. During her first few months at Newmeyer Dillion, she was able to take on an unlawful detainer case in conjunction with the Public Law Center. Madison understands the importance in partaking in such matters in the community and will continue to do so throughout her career.


  • California, 2023


  • University of California, Irvine School of Law (J.D., 2022)
    • Law Review Articles Staff Editor
    • Research Fellow, Professor Tonner: Lawyering Skills
    • Community and Economic Development Clinic
  • University of California, Irvine (magna cum laude, B.A., 2019)
    • Urban Regional Development

    Beyond the Office

    Madison enjoys running, reading, painting, and spending time with her loved ones.