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JOHN R. MALKINSON is a founding member of Malkinson & Halpern, P.C. and has been a licensed attorney since 1983. As a member of the Illinois and federal trial bar, he concentrates his practice in the areas of complex litigation, including substantial catastrophic injury litigation, interstate trucking accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice, business contract, price-fixing, and whistleblower cases.

Mr. Malkinson heads the firm's Complex Litigation practice and has extensive litigation experience in an array of contested disputes in his practice areas. He has represented family-owned and other companies in the prosecution of numerous price-fixing cases that have returned millions of dollars to United States' businesses victimized by national and international cartels. A list of some of the complex cases he has prosecuted and participated in can be viewed here.

Mr. Malkinson has successfully represented local, out-of-state, and international businesses on matters involving substantial breach of contract claims.

As an appellate lawyer, Mr. Malkinson has successfully argued issues of first impression in Illinois, and has prosecuted cases in the Illinois Appellate Court, the Illinois Supreme Court, and the United States Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. He has worked as a mediator in his own right, has tried a variety of jury cases to verdict, and has lectured on legal issues to several civic groups and professional organizations.

Mr. Malkinson is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums, has been named as one of Illinois' Top 100 Trial Lawyers by both the National Trial Lawyers and the American Society of Legal Advocates, has been chosen by his peers as an Illinois Super Lawyer for 10 consecutive years, and as one of the top 100 Super Lawyer Attorneys in Illinois by Chicago Magazine (2013 and 2014): He maintains the highest available rating from AVVO.com ("Superb, 10.0").

Professional Affiliations

Malkinson & Halpern, P.C., Chicago, IL. Principal (1997-present).
Baskin, Server, Berke &Weinstein, Chicago, IL. (1984-1997).

Admitted to Practice: State of Illinois; United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois.

Member: Association of Trial Lawyers of America; Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

Contact: jmalkinson@mhtriallaw.com
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