M.B.A., finance and accounting, McCombs School of Business, the University of Texas at Austin; B.A., social sciences, Stanford University
Summary of Experience
Mr. Malinak specializes in financial economics, with particular expertise in damages estimation, applied finance theory, and business and asset valuation. He has provided deposition and arbitration testimony on economic damages issues, and has testified on economic and financial issues at a public utility rate hearing. Mr. Malinak has directed litigation projects in many industries on issues related to securities (including derivative securities), securities and commodity market manipulation, antitrust, breach of contract, taxation, regulatory economics, accounting, and intellectual property claims. He has frequently addressed class certification and damages issues in securities fraud class actions and in other types of class action cases. Mr. Malinak has considerable experience with financial institutions and risk management, including analysis of the impact of financial distress on financial institutions and the economy, having been heavily involved in the Winstar savings and loan litigations, and having also completed a major project on the risk of Fannie Mae. Mr. Malinak has also acted as a management consultant to clients in the energy, environmental, and health care industries, and as an economic valuation and business strategy consultant to clients with new technology, intellectual property, and intangible assets. He is the treasurer, head of the audit and finance committee, and a member of the executive committee and board of directors of the Meridian International Center, an international leadership organization that works with partners in the government, private, NGO, and educational sectors to create lasting international partnerships through leadership programs and cultural exchanges. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Mr. Malinak was a principal at Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett, Inc.