Victor B. Maddox was nominated to serve on the Board of Directors of the Legal Services Corporation by President Barack Obama on December 17, 2009, and his nomination was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on March 19, 2010.
Mr. Maddox is a partner in the Louisville, Kentucky law firm of Fultz Maddox Hovious & Dickens, PLC, where he is responsible for a broad range of trial, arbitration and appellate matters involving constitutional and public policy law and commercial and business litigation. From 1987-1995, he was a partner at Brown, Todd & Heyburn, one of Kentucky's largest law firms.
In addition to his private practice experience, Mr. Maddox served as a Trial Attorney for the Civil Division Commercial Litigation Branch at the U.S. Department of Justice, where he represented a wide variety of federal agencies in commercial litigation across the country, at both the trial and appellate level. Later, he served as Counsel for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, on behalf of Senator Mitch McConnell. In this role, he provided legal advice on civil rights and discrimination laws, intellectual property, constitutional law, criminal and white-collar crime law and judicial nominations. Mr. Maddox was also appointed to the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance in 1994.
He received his B.B.A summa cum laude from Ohio University, Athens in 1978 and his J.D. cum laude from Indiana University, Bloomington in 1981.