Michael P. Malakoff


Publications & Presentations


Michael Malakoff is the author of numerous articles, including:


- An Overview of Force-placed Insurance Suits (NCLC Conference Report)
- PLI Corporate Law & Practice Course Handbook Series No. B-990, Vol. 2, at 227, 1997

- Consumer Suits Against Financial Institutions: Perspective of Plaintiff’s Counsel (NCLC Conference Report)

- Trial Without Error – New Fields to Conquer (NCLC Conference Report)

Public Interest Litigation: Expanded Private Practice and Attorneys Fees (NCLC Conference Report)


Some of Michael's consumer law pleadings have been featured in the National Consumer Law Center’s Consumer Law Pleadings from 1994-2003, including editions Nos. 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9.


The professional course materials he has developed include those for:


- National Consumer Rights Litigation Conference, NCLC, 1992

- Trial Lawyer Training Program, Allegheny County Bar Association, 1978

- Pennsylvania Bar Association, 1977


In addition, Michael is privileged to have served as professional faculty for the Practising Law Institute for the following courses, among others:


- Consumer Financial Services Litigation, 1997
- Banking and Financial Services, 1996
- Court Awarded Fees in Public Interest Litigation, 1978


Michael also serves in an advisory or editorial capacity to numerous consumer legal publications and organizations, including:


- National Association of Consumer Advocates (NACA); Chairman, Issues Committee, 1996-1997; Charter Board Member, 1995
- RICO Law Reporter; Advisory Board, 1987 to the present
- Class Action Reports; Editorial Board, 1985 to the present
- Allegheny County Bar Association; Anti-Trust and Class Action Committee, 1988; Chairman, 1979; Charter Member, 1973
- Third Circuit Task Force; Court Awarded Attorneys’ Fees, 1985

- Consumer Advocate Advisor for Consumer Financial Services Law Report