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David Resis

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Injury Attorney Steven J. Malman

David Resis
Associate Attorney

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Phone: 312-629-0099
Fax: 312-629-1188

David was born and raised in Chicago and has always had the desire to be an attorney. He began his legal career as a clerk during collegiate years at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Prior to becoming an attorney, David clerked for several civil litigation firms that represented both plaintiffs and defendants.

Upon graduation from the University of Illinois, David attended The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. While in law school, David was very active in the nationally-ranked trial advocacy program at John Marshall. He successfully competed in numerous trial competitions, finishing as a finalist in both national and regional competitions, and he held several executive positions on the Trial Advocacy Honors Board.

David has used his various litigation skills to recover over $20,000,000 in verdicts and settlements for his clients within his first several years of practice. David’s trial experience involves both nursing home and personal injury cases, and he facilitated the only ever verdict against a nursing home management company in Illinois. Additionally, David licensed to practice in the Northern District of Illinois and has consecutively been recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star since 2017.

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Practice Areas

Top Settlements

  • $2,000,000- disabled individual who choked and died
  • $450,000- nursing home resident who fell and suffered brain injuries and died
  • $425,000- nursing home resident who fell and suffered fractures and died


Juris Doctor, The John Marshall Law School, 2014

B.S. Psychology, University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, 2011

Firm Awards & Recognitions

Steven Malman was selected to the list. The list is issued by the American Institute of Legal Counsel. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

  • Steven Malman was selected to the list. The list is issued by the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys. A description of the selection methodology can be found at

  • Steven Malman was selected to the list for 2018-2019.

  • Only the top 100 trial lawyers from each state or highly-populated regions of certain states who are actively practicing in civil plaintiff and/or criminal defense law are eligible for invitation. Invitees must demonstrate superior qualifications, leadership skills, and trial results as a legal professional. The selection process for this elite honor is based on a multi-phase process based upon objective and uniformly applied criteria which includes peer nominations combined with third party research.

    Prospective members of The NTL are carefully screened prior to receiving an invitation for membership.

  • Top Attorneys Diamond Member

  • Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020

  • The American Institute of Trial Lawyers is an invitation only professional organization composed of premier trial attorneys from each state. These attorneys exemplify the very best qualities and qualifications of an attorney. Each attorney must meet stringent qualifications as a civil or criminal trial attorney. These attorneys practice in a variety of fields to help and promote the ethical and elite practice of law. Selection is based on a thorough multi phase process which includes peer nominations and third party research. Each member must be in good standing with their local compliance organization. Membership is extended to only a select few in each state and/or region.

  • As the founder of Steven J. Malman and Associates, P.C., Attorney Steven Malman has 21 years of experience handling personal injury, nursing home, medical malpractice, premises liability, construction and workers’ compensation cases. Mr. Malman is one of Chicago’s leading authorities on personal injury law and has taken a special interest in defending the elderly from neglect and abuse. He has personally handled over 10,000 cases successfully, and collected hundreds of millions dollars for his clients.

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  • "I'm very pleased to recommend Malman Law to my friends and relatives! I have to mention how efficient and professional in dealing with my case has been with everyone that I've been in contact with at Malman Law. Mrs. Sabo is outstanding as well as her secretary and assistant in responding quickly to any of my questions or concerns. This firm has gone above and beyond to keep me updated and get answers to my questions at any time, weekends included! Malman Law rules in my opinion! "

    - Cheryl Wagemann
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