Malorie Medellin is a member of the Environment, Land and Resource Department of Latham & Watkins. Since joining the firm in 2011, Ms. Medellin has worked on a variety of commercial litigation matters in both state and federal court involving contractual disputes, products liability and environmental remediation, specifically under CERCLA. Ms. Medellin also has experience on environmental transactional matters and liability assessments. In addition to her environmental practice, Ms. Medellin has worked on cases involving domestic violence, asylum and class action suits related to prisoners’ rights. She has also received training on anti-trafficking initiatives and guardian ad litem cases.
Before joining Latham, Ms. Medellin participated in the investigation and litigation of numerous wrongful convictions, both as an undergraduate and graduate student at Northwestern University. She is currently an active board member of the Justice Council of the Northwestern University Center on Wrongful Convictions and serves on Latham's Pro Bono Committee in the Chicago office.
As a freelance journalist, she has been published in multiple magazines, including Builder, Developer, Green Builder, Multi Family Executive and Chicago Lawyer.