Areas of Expertise

Crystal L. Maluchnik is the Managing Partner of Janik L.L.P., focusing her practice on insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, as well as appeals and professional liability matters.

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 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 admitted to practice before the Courts of Missouri, Ohio and South Carolina. She is also admitted to practice in the United States Districts Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio, the District of South Carolina, and the Norther District of Illinois, as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth and Sixth Circuits.

Crystal is a “Certified Litigation Management Professional” having completed the inaugural Litigation Management Institute by the Council of Litigation Management at Columbia Law School. She has been selected to Best Lawyers in America for Insurance Law for 2018-2021, as well as included as a “Rising Star” in Ohio Super Lawyers for 2007 and consecutive years 2011-2019.

  • American, Ohio, Missouri, South Carolina and Cleveland-Metropolitan Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

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