Welcome to Madison Associates Inc.

We Are Proud to Announce:


The Madison team who will provide their unparalleled legal expertise and experience to this contract under the able leadership of Ms. Leslie Westphal.
  • Ms. Jean Weld has served as a Senior Trial Attorney at AFMLS, where she was deeply involved in aspects related to international forfeiture cases, and before that as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) prosecuting criminal cases and pursuing forfeitures for the Districts of New Hampshire and the Western District of Virginia.
  • Mr. John Hieronymus, former Forfeiture Counsel for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for fifteen years before joining Madison. Prior to that he was an AUSA for the Western District of Michigan, bringing with him the unique experience and perspective of a federal investigator, prosecutor and a Forfeiture Counsel for the agency with the largest administrative forfeiture case load.
  • Mr. Robert Nesler, a recently retired AUSA with over thirty years' experience as a federal prosecutor where he prosecuted both civil and criminal forfeiture cases involving complex white-collar fraud and illegal drug trafficking. He supervised a Financial Litigation Unit in the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Oregon and was a leader in using forfeiture laws to restore property to the victims of crime.