Madaline Zannes is principal lawyer and founder of Zannes Law. Prior to starting the firm, Madaline obtained a wealth of experience working with numerous prestigious law firms in downtown Toronto, where she fell in love with real estate, intellectual property, business, and corporate law. Her interest in technology has extended her range to include tech startups, NFTs and metaverse law.
Madaline graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School with a Juris Doctor degree, and York University with honours degrees in Kinesiology & Health Sciences, and English. Madaline enjoys mentoring youth and students to help them succeed both at school and in their future workplaces.
A social media influencer with focus on personal growth and success advocacy, Madaline has traveled and connected with legal colleagues and entertainment professionals internationally. She is a connector who works to elevate people around her. With a keen eye for innovative trends, she has helped colleagues implement next-generation technologies in their businesses for growth and scale.
Cited as one of the top legal influencers to follow in 2018 by Disruptor Daily, Madaline advocates and spreads awareness of global and social issues. She was recognized as Greek America’s Forty Under 40 Class of 2018, a prestigious award that celebrates the community’s top talent in business, arts, sciences and other fields, who excel not only professionally but also philanthropically.
On her own time, Madaline enjoys involvement in activities such as bird watching, painting, and jamming out on the drums and guitar. Madaline has had her work published on popular news websites such as The Legal Technologist, The Legal Tech Journal, Inman, Thrive Global and HuffPost, as well as various books and magazines over the span of her career.
Before moving towards the legal realm, she worked in health and medicine, volunteering her time at a Faculty of Health research lab at York University, which focused on exercise physiology, angiogenesis, vascular remodeling and gene regulation. She also worked alongside physiotherapists in the clinical setting to help athletes reach peak performance.