Malcolm C. Rich

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Malcolm C. Rich

Of Counsel

(847) 564-8662


(847) 564-8419

Malcolm C. Rich is of counsel to the law firm of Whitted Takiff LLC. He serves as the executive director of the Chicago Council of Lawyers , a public interest bar association dedicated to bringing about an exemplary legal system. He is also the executive director of the Chicago Appleseed Fund for Justice , a social impact research and advocacy organization affiliated with the Appleseed Foundation.

He has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and economics from Ohio State University and a Juris Doctor degree from the Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago.

Mr. Rich has been involved with Brooke Whitted in the practice of special education and mental health law for more than 30 years. He is a past president of Illinois Citizens for Better Care, a nursing home watchdog organization, and currently serves as a volunteer with Horizon Hospice in Chicago.

Areas of Practice

  • Special Education
  • Mental Health Law


  • Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, Illinois  J.D.
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio B.A.
  • Major:  Business Administration and Economics

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chicago Council of Lawyers
    Executive Director
  • Chicago Appleseed Fund For Justice
    Executive Director
  • Illinois Citizens For Better Care
    Past President