Jon Mallin, Associate Attorney


  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1997
  • New York University School of Law, J.D., 2000

Bar Admissions and Associations

  • Michigan State Bar
  • New York State Bar

Contact Information

Mr. Mallin is a Michigan native. He received his B.A. (1997) with High Distinction in Political Science from the University of Michigan. Mr. Mallin continued his education at New York University School of Law, where he earned his J.D. (2000).

At NYU Law, Mr. Mallin was honored to be an elected board member and the online editor of the NYU Journal of International Law & Politics. Upon graduation from NYU Law, Mr. Mallin joined Dewey Ballantine’s New York office and worked in the Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions practice group, primarily for publicly traded companies.

After building his skills in New York, Mr. Mallin returned to Michigan. He began working as an associate in the Transactions & Securities Law department of Foley & Lardner’s Detroit office. Mr. Mallin helped to develop the Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) sub-specialty at Foley & Lardner. He was an integral member of the team that registered the first ETF to track foreign currency, the Rydex Euro Currency Trust. He was honored to participate in the opening bell ring at the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the IPO of the Euro ETF in December 2005. Mr. Mallin subsequently registered additional currency ETFs covering most of the major world currencies. In addition to currency products, Mr. Mallin was a member of a small team of attorneys that registered the first actively managed ETF with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Since joining the Seabolt Law Firm, Mr. Mallin has worked on a wide range of projects and cases, from multi-million dollar lawsuits to private company financings and other commercial negotiations. He has worked with clients throughout the country in the automotive, alternative energy, and pharmaceutical industries, to name a few. Mr. Mallin is a tireless researcher and excellent writer. His consistent hard work and team approach have contributed to successful client outcomes in mediation, arbitration and trials.

Mr. Mallin is admitted to practice law in Michigan and New York.