Malek Anton Khawam

Malek A. Khawam


200 Public Square
Suite 2800
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Primary Practices

Malek Khawam is an associate in Hahn Loeser’s Cleveland office and is a member of the firm’s Business practice area, where he focuses his practice in the area of real estate and land use, construction, corporate and business law.

Serving as an attorney in Cleveland since 2020, Malek also has experience at the United States Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Ohio as a legal extern.

Malek has strong roots in Cleveland and is committed to cultivating engagement and ensuring Arab American representation in Northeast Ohio’s civic and cultural institutions.

Professional History

  • Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2023 – present
  • Associate, Mansour Gavin, LPA, 2020-2023
  • Law Clerk, Mansour Gavin, LPA, 2019-2020
  • Law Clerk, Office of the United States Attorney-Civil Division, Fall 2018
  • Law Clerk, The Chandra Law Firm, Summer 2018


  • Cleveland State College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2020
    • Honors & Activities: Moot Court – American Bar Association; Black Law Students Associations and Student Bar Association, Treasurer; Charles Auerbach Memorial Award for Evidence
  • Cleveland State University, Maxine Goodman Levine College of Urban Affairs, M.P.A., Local Urban Management, 2017
  • Cleveland State University, B.A., Urban Studies, 2016
Community Involvement

CMBA 3Rs Program, Committee Member & Captain 2017-2020


Urban Land Institute Cleveland Real Estate Diversity Initiative, 2023 Cohort

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio, 2020


Southern District Court for the Northern District of Ohio

Memberships & Affiliations

Arab American Bar Association of Ohio, Board Member and Founding Member


Cleveland Metropolitan Board Association, Member


Norman S. Minor Bar Association, Member


Ohio State Bar Association, Member


Arab Americans of Cleveland Young Professionals Network, Advisory Board


Ohio Public Banking Coalition, Board Member