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David Resis

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David Resis
Associate Attorney

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

Attorney David Resis joined Malman Law in 2013, first as a law clerk and then as an associate attorney. Even as a young lawyer, Attorney Resis has been recognized for his leadership, persistence, and analytical skills in the office. He has been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star for the state of Illinois in 2017 and 2018.

In addition, his recent successes in the courtroom have already helped Malman Law clients obtain financial compensation for their injuries.

Some of his recent courtroom successes include:

  • $1,000,000.00 nursing home case
  • $1,500,000.00 slip and fall case
  • $972,000.00 nursing home case.

Attorney Resis has used his various litigation skills to recover over $5,000,000 in settlements for his clients in fewer than four years of practice. In addition to settlements, he has utilized his abilities during several cases thus far and has helped obtain several million-dollar verdicts, totaling nearly $4,000,000.

These trials have involved both nursing home and personal injury matters, including the only ever verdict against a nursing home management company in Illinois. During his career, Attorney has also successfully obtained several five-figure arbitration awards on behalf of his injured clients.

Much of Attorney Resis’ success is due to his ability to his methodical nature and analytical mind. He meticulously reviews a client’s records to identify a defendant’s wrongdoing, then holding those who individually caused the harm to the client’s loved-one accountable.

Born and raised in Chicago, Attorney Resis always wanted 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, he worked for several civil litigation firms, handling cases for both Plaintiffs and Defendants, in the fields of medical malpractice, nursing homes, personal injury, real estate, and construction.

Upon graduation from the University of Illinois, where he obtained his degree in psychology, Attorney Resis attended The John Marshall Law School. While in law school, he was very active in the trial advocacy program, and he held numerous positions on the Trial Advocacy Honors Board, successfully participated in numerous trial competitions, was a state court clerk for the Honorable Judge Kyriakopoulos, and held numerous positions on the executive board of the Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity, Lincoln Chapter.

In his free time, Attorney Resis enjoys playing sports, including volleyball, football, softball. He enjoys reading, exercising, and attending fundraisers to support people with various medical illnesses. Additionally, he is a teacher/coach at The John Marshall Law School for students participating in the national mock trial competitions through the mock trial honors program at the school.

Contact David Resis About Your Case

Attorney David Resis has the skill, knowledge, and passion to take on your personal injury case and secure the compensation that you deserve under the law. To schedule a free consultation with David Resis, please call 312-629-0099 or contact Malman Law today.

Practice Areas

  • Nursing Home Neglect & Abuse
  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice


Juris Doctor, The John Marshall Law School, 2014
B.S. Psychology, University of Illinois – Urbana-Champaign, 2011

Professional & Bar Association Memberships:

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association

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.

Client Review

  • "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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