Cary Malkin currently serves as the firm’s Professional Responsibility Partner and concentrates his practice on legal ethics, business intake and engagements, and conflicts. He also has extensive experience in leasing and project transactions, and corporate and finance matters.

Spoken Languages

  • English


Northwestern University School of Law, JD, cum laude

Order of the Coif

The George Washington University, BA, with distinction

Phi Beta Kappa


  • New York
  • Illinois


  • The Field Museum of Natural History: Life Trustee, 2010-2015; Trustee, 1999-2015; Chairman, The Founders’ Council, 1999-2003; Member of the Steering Committee of the Founders’ Council, 1995-2009
  • The Latin School of Chicago: Senior Trustee, 2000 to date; Trustee, 1991-2000; Chairman, Capital Campaign for The Latin School, 1995-1998; Chairman, Annual Fund, 1990-1991; Co-chairman, Scholarship Dinner, 2006
  • Children's Memorial Hospital, Graziano Fund, Member of the Board, 1993-1996; Weiss Fund, Member of the Board, 1987-1992
  • SOS Children's Village Illinois, Board of Directors, 1992-1996
  • Prentice Women's Hospital and Maternity Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Friends of Prentice, Member of the Executive Committee, 1990-1994
  • Mental Health Association of Greater Chicago: Member, Special Events Committee, 1980-1988; Chairman, 1984-1985