EducationUniversity of Kansas (summa cum laude), B.A., 1972
National Endowment for the Humanities, journalism fellowship at University of Michigan, 1977–78
Yale Law School, J.D., 1984
Professional AffiliationsInner Circle of Advocates, member
International Academy of Trial Lawyers, fellow
American Law Institute, member
National Academy of Sciences' Panel on Law, Science, and Technology (2000-2006)
National Board of Trial Advocacy, certified trial advocate (1999 to present)
Patrick Malone learned how to ask questions and get answers as an award-winning investigative journalist. Now he is a leading attorney working on behalf of seriously injured people in lawsuits against hospitals, doctors, drug companies, government agencies, and other defendants. Over the last three decades, he has won a long string of exceptional results for his clients. Malone is the author of Winning Medical Malpractice Cases with the Rules of the Road Technique and The Fearless Cross-Examiner, and he coauthored the bestselling advocacy book: Rules of the Road: A Plaintiff Lawyer’s Guide to Proving Liability with Rick Friedman. He wrote a book for consumers, The Life You Save: Nine Steps to Finding the Best Medical Care—and Avoiding the Worst.
Patrick Malone is a graduate of Yale Law School, a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, and a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Malone is a member of the board of trustees of the Pound Civil Justice Institute. Malone has been recognized as a leader in the law by Lawdragon’s “500 Leading Lawyers in America,” Super Lawyers, and The Best Lawyers in America.
Patrick Malone grew up in Wichita, Kansas, and is the oldest of seven children in an Irish Catholic family. Malone and his staff work out of offices in Washington, DC a few blocks north of the White House; they represent clients throughout Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.