John L. Malone

  • Position: Partner
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  • Location: Two Center Plaza, Suite 610 Boston, MA 02108
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  • Phone: 617-742-1700 ext. 3

John L. Malone, Esq.

Attorney John Malone is a Partner at Tetzel Law. John is devoted to achieving the highest level of results for his clients, taking an aggressive and detailed approach to every complex legal matter, which has led to various successes, including jury trial verdicts, arbitration awards and significant settlements. He has been recognized by the Massachusetts Super Lawyers Magazine as a “Rising Star” in 2018, 2019 and 2020, an honor no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state receive each year.

John joined Attorney Tetzel soon after the firm’s inception and has been vital to its growth and success. John takes pride in pursuing Tetzel Law’s mission of vigorously representing clients’ rights with efficiency and diligence to obtain a just result for each specific situation.

John represents clients in both State and Federal courts in an array of complex civil litigation matters, including nursing home negligence and abuse, wrongful death claims, construction accidents, consumer protection statute (G.L. c. 93A) violations, wrongful insurance claim denials, premises liability, professional malpractice as well as insurance coverage disputes. John also represents Business Owners in the formation of their business and further contractual needs throughout the life of their business. John also has experience in the Probate and Appellate Courts.

John attended Suffolk University Law School in the evening while working full-time during his entire law school career at a Greater Boston law firm.  John is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the State and Federal levels as well as in the State of Rhode Island.  He is a member of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Massachusetts Bar Association and Rhode Island Bar Association.

John grew up in Walpole, Massachusetts.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Finance from Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts.  At Bentley, John was successful in both academics and athletics as he graduated Cum Laude and captained the football team in his senior season. John was selected to the Northeast-10 All-Academic Team three years in a row, the ESPN Academic Northeast All-American Team twice and the National Football Foundation Hampshire Honor Society in his final season.

John lives in Westwood with his wife and their son.  Outside of work, they primarily enjoy spending time with their families.  John also enjoys all forms of health & fitness and is an avid Boston sports fan.


  • Suffolk University School of Law, Juris Doctor
  • Bentley University, Bachelor of Science in Economics & Finance, Cum Laude

Bar Certifications

  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts State Bar
  • Rhode Island State Bar
  • United States District Court, District of Massachusetts

Honors & Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018, 2019 & 2020
  • Top 2.5% of lawyers under age 40 or 10 years of practice

Professional Memberships

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Rhode Island Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse
  • Professional Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Construction Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Law
  • M.G.L. c. 93A Violations
  • Probate Appointments & Administration
  • Business Formation & Business Law