Madjeen Garcon-Bonneau

Madjeen Garcon-Bonneau, a first-generation Haitian American attorney and proud Brooklyn native, currently resides in New Jersey and practices law in both New York and New Jersey. She holds a distinguished position at Wilson Elser, specializing in general liability defense with a keen focus on complex torts, sexual abuse, employment law, harassment, and commercial disputes. Fluent in Haitian Creole, Madjeen adeptly represents management, conducting thorough handbook reviews and skillfully managing complex employment litigation. Her innovative strategies and proactive case management consistently ensure successful outcomes.

Madjeen earned her J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 2018 after graduating from Binghamton University in 2015. She is licensed to practice in New York and New Jersey and holds admission to the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York and the District of New Jersey.

In her legal practice, Madjeen has garnered notable achievements, including the successful defense of a hotel against a sexual harassment claim, meticulous revision of employee handbooks in compliance with the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, and the resolution of disputes involving claims under Title VII and New York’s Human Rights Law. She has also secured pre-answer dismissals in Civil Rights Act cases and obtained dismissals of charges with the New Jersey Division of Civil Rights. Madjeen’s thought leadership is evident through her publications and numerous speaking engagements, which underscore her commitment to advancing legal knowledge.

Active in the legal community, Madjeen has been engaged with the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA) since her first year of law school, initially as a volunteer and now as a leader. Currently serving as the MBBA’s Young Lawyers Division co-chair and vice-chair of the Labor and Employment Section, she acknowledges the MBBA’s pivotal role in her professional development, providing a supportive environment that enhances her contributions and growth. Additionally, Madjeen holds positions in several professional affiliations, including the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York, the Caribbean Attorney Network, and the Building Bridges mentoring program. She also contributes to the Binghamton University Alumni Association, the BOLD Leadership Council, and the Harpur Law Council. Madjeen served as the president of the Haitian American Lawyers Association of New York during its 10th year in 2023.

Madjeen’s dedication to the legal field has earned her inclusion in the New Jersey Super Lawyers® Rising Stars™ 2024 and the National Bar Association Young Lawyers Division’s Power 100 Humanitarian Award in 2022. Her achievements and contributions reflect her unwavering commitment to excellence and service within the legal profession. Madjeen prides herself on being the wife of Matthew, the daughter of Venite and Vilnord, and a member of the Dorsaint family.