Mala M. Rafik

Mala M. Rafik

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employee Benefits Attorney in Boston, MA

Rosenfeld & Rafik, PC
 | 184 High St, Suite 503
Boston, MA 02110
Phone: 617-723-7470
Fax: 617-227-2843
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2019
Selected To Rising Stars: 2007 - 2010
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas:
  • Employee Benefits (80%),
  • Health Care (20%)
Attorney Profile

Mala is the managing partner at Rosenfeld & Rafik, P.C., a law firm in New England representing clients denied access to health care as well as individuals seeking short- and long-term disability, life and long-term care benefits from private insurance carriers. Mala’s clients are typically individuals with debilitating chronic illnesses and disabilities for whom she has achieved several pivotal litigation victories in state and federal court. She has also has represented several nonprofit organizations whose mission is to foster or provide excellent health care for people in Massachusetts.

 

Mala is a co-chair of the Federal Bar Association’s Massachusetts Chapter of the Employment Law, Social Security & Disability Law Committee, a past Chair of the Insurance Law Section of the American Association for Justice, a Vice-Chair of the Health and Disability Law Committee and a Vice-Chair of the Life Insurance General Committee within the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association, a Sub-Committee Co-Chair of the Employee Benefits Committee of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers Board of Governors, a Fellow of the American Bar Association, a member of the Health Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association, and a former member of the Juvenile and Child Welfare Section Council and General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association, a former member of the Boston Bar Association Council, a former Chair and current member of the Legal Referral Services section of the Boston Bar Association, a former Chair of the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Section of the Boston Bar Association and a current member of the Boston Bar Association’s Women’s Leadership & Advancement Forum Advisory Committee. She is also the Chair of the Board of Directors of Health Law Advocates, a member of the Board of Directors of Prisoner’s Legal Services, a member of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation and a member of the Massachusetts IOLTA Committee. Mala has been both a Massachusetts Rising Star and Super Lawyer in Boston Magazine since 2007, and was named a 2006 Up & Coming Lawyer, a 2012 Top Women of Law honoree and a 2015 Circle of Excellence honoree by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly. From 2013 to 2018, Mala has been named one of the top 50 women lawyers in Massachusetts by Super Lawyers. From 2014 to 2018, Mala was named one of the top 50 women lawyers in New England and one of the top 100 lawyers in Massachusetts by Super Lawyers.

 

Mala taught Disability Law at New England Law and is a graduate of Colby College and Northeastern University School of Law.

About Mala Rafik

Admitted: 1997, Massachusetts

Professional Webpage: http://www.rosenfeld.com/attorney-profiles/Mala-M-Rafik.html

Honors/Awards:

  • Up & Coming Lawyer, Massachusetts Lawyer's Weekly, 2006
  • https://www.bhchp.org/events/2018-medicine-matters-gala, Jim O'Connell Award Recipient, Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Inc., 2018
  • Top Women of Law, Massachusetts Lawyer's Weekly, 2012
  • Circle of Excellence, Top Women of Law, Massachusetts Lawyer's Weekly, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Massachusett Bar, 1997
  • First Circuit Court of Appeals, 2002

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member, Massachusetts IOLTA Committee, 2019
  • Board member, Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation , 2019
  • Board member, Prisoner’s Legal Services, 2019
  • Chair, Board of Directors of Health Law Advocates, 2019
  • Fellow of the American Bar Association, 2019
  • Member, Boston Bar Association’s Women’s Leadership & Advancement Forum Advisory Committee, 2019
  • Member, Legal Referral Services section of the Boston Bar Association, 2019
  • Member, Health Law Section Council of the Massachusetts Bar Association, 2019
  • Co-Chair, Federal Bar Association’s Massachusetts Chapter of the Employment Law, Social Security & Disability Law Committee, 2019
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Lawyers Board of Governors, 2019
  • Sub-Committee Co-Chair of the Employee Benefits Committee of the American Bar Association Labor and Employment Section, 2019
  • Vice-Chair of the Health and Disability Law Committee and a Vice-Chair of the Life Insurance General Committee within the Tort Trial & Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association, 2019

Educational Background:

  • Colby College, B.A., 1994
  • The Madeira School, 1990
  • Northeastern University School of Law, 1997

Industry Groups

  • American Association For Justice
  • American Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Health Law Advocates
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Prisoner's Legal Services

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Office Location for Mala M. Rafik

184 High St
Suite 503
Boston, MA 02110

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Last Updated: 6/26/2019

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