Areas of Expertise

Crystal L. Maluchnik is a Partner in the firm, focusing her practice on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation.

In 2001, Crystal graduated, cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. While an undergraduate student, Crystal was inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta Zeta, the National Undergraduate Sociology Honor Society. Crystal earned her Juris Doctorate, magna cum laude in 2004 from the University of Dayton School of Law. As a law student, Crystal served as an Executive Editor for Publication of the University of Dayton’s Law Review.

Crystal is a member of the American, Ohio, and Cleveland-Metropolitan Bar Associations, and the Defense Research Institute. She is admitted to practice before the Courts of the States of Missouri, Ohio and South Carolina, the United States Districts Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Crystal has been selected to Best Lawyers in America for
Insurance Law for 2018 and was also listed as a “Rising Star” in Ohio Super Lawyers for 2007 and consecutive years 2011-2017. In 2011, Crystal became a “Certified Litigation Management Professional” having completed the CLM Litigation Management Institute at Columbia Law School.

  • American, Ohio, and Cleveland-Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Claims and Litigation Managment Alliance
  • 2007, 2011-2014 “Rising Star” in Ohio “Super Lawyers”

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Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
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