Mr. Mallord’s practice focuses on white collar criminal and regulatory defense, corporate investigations, and civil litigation.
Mr. Mallord has represented corporate and individual clients in various enforcement matters, including under the federal securities laws and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He has also litigated a wide variety of civil cases in federal court, state court and arbitration, with a particular focus on business disputes and legal malpractice cases.
Mr. Mallord began his legal career as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Andrew J. Guilford in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California and the Honorable Jacqueline H. Nguyen on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. There, he aided the judges in resolving motions and appeals in a wide variety of criminal and civil matters. Following his clerkships, he practiced at Crowell & Moring, LLP as a white collar and antitrust associate.
Mr. Mallord graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. As a participant in the law school’s appellate litigation externship program, he successfully conducted an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on behalf of a developmentally disabled student seeking to enforce an administrative award under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Before law school, Mr. Mallord spent twelve years in the biotechnology industry. As a certified project manager, he led several multi-million dollar clinical drug manufacturing projects and gained a proficiency in biotechnology processes and regulations. Mr. Mallord leverages his project management background to efficiently handle client matters.