Malik Havalic is an associate in the firm’s Litigation department and member of the firm’s Arbitration and Antitrust practice groups. Malik has worked on complex commercial disputes, with a focus on international investment arbitration. He has been engaged in AAA/ICDR, ICSID, ICC and PCJ arbitrations, with hearing and cross-examination experience. Malik's antitrust practice has included Department of Justice investigation work, civil litigation, and making arguments under the U.S. Sherman Act in an international arbitration. He has experience with the oil and gas, aerospace and defense, life science, pharmaceuticals, financial services, and news media industries, among others.
Malik is also committed to pro bono legal service. He is actively engaged with the International Refugee Assistance Project, in addition to successfully representing a Jamaican national in deportation proceedings. He has also appeared before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to argue on behalf of a prisoner alleging constitutional violations, and represented clients in housing court and family court on a pro bono basis.
Co-author with Sarah L. Cave, "Subject Matter Jurisdiction Under the FAA," The Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation 49, no. 2 (Jan. 20, 2016)
Co-author with J.H. Boykin, "Fruits of the Poisonous Tree: The Admissibility of Unlawfully Obtained Evidence in International Arbitration," Transnational Dispute Management, 5 (October 2014): 1875-4120 www.transnational-dispute-management.com
United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, 2014
United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 2014
Representation of Turkish oil and gas investor in arbitration proceedings against the Republic of Kazakhstan under the ICSID convention
Representation of U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese trading company in an action arising out of a reconnaissance system for the F-15 fighter
Representation of Ukrainian investors in several UNCITRAL proceedings arising out of the Russian Federation’s breaches of international law in Crimea
Representation of Hungary in proceedings brought by French gas investors under the Energy Charter Treaty
Numerous internal investigations involving financial services, pharmaceuticals, on-line retail, etc.
Representation of primary dealer in U.S. Treasuries in class action lawsuit alleging manipulation of the U.S. Treasury market
Representing oil and gas company seeking to confirm an arbitral award against the Government of India
Representation of Trustee in defense of WARN Act claims brought after the liquidation of MF Globa.
Represented multinational life sciences corporation in an ICC arbitration over the licensing of real-time PCR diagnostic products
Represented a national newspaper company in Department of Justice antitrust investigation and related civil lawsuit
Argued before Second Circuit on behalf of prisoner alleging an unconstitutional implementation of New York’s parole statute by former governor Pataki and other officials
Represented Trustee in liquidation of Lehman Brothers, Inc.
Represented Jamaican national in deportation proceedings, cumulating in successful negotiated resolution prior to hearing
Successful resettlement of Somali refugee and ongoing representation of Afghan translator in support of the International Refugee Assistance Project
Participation in various labor and employment matters