Malik is a partner at Rueters LLP, where his practice focuses on civil and corporate/commercial litigation. Malik’s experience includes contract disputes, civil fraud, class actions, shareholder disputes, receivership actions and real estate litigation. He has appeared as counsel before all levels of court in Ontario.
A native Californian, Malik joined Rueters after serving as a federal trial court clerk for the Hon. Stefan R. Underhill of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and to the New York State Bar.
Malik holds a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he received a Dean’s Scholar Prize in Legal Research & Writing, was an editor of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, and a semi-finalist in the Ames Moot Court, an appellate advocacy competition. Prior to law school, Malik received a Ph.D. in Sociology from Yale University, where his dissertation, The Conqueror’s Prize: Revenue, Information, and Conflict in British Bengal, 1765-1819, received the 21st Century Dissertation Prize. He received his A.B. and M.A. from Stanford University.
Malik is a regular contributor to continuing professional development programs on topics such as professional ethics and equity, diversity, and inclusion. He is also actively involved in The Advocates’ Society, where he is Chair of the Young Advocates’ Standing Committee. Malik is a member of the Ontario Bar Association and the Canadian Association of Black Lawyer and volunteers as amicus duty counsel at the Ontario Court of Appeal. He is a proud supporter of the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study and the Toronto Public Library Foundation.
Last updated July 2019