With more than 24 years of trial and litigation experience, Kelly Martin Malone represents companies and individuals in numerous areas of the law while focusing on construction law and litigation, professional and general liability, and personal injury matters. Her experience trying cases before both judges and juries in state and federal courts throughout New England, as well as successfully resolving claims at arbitration and mediation, gives her a sharp judgement for evaluating cases for settlement and verdict value. A former prosecutor, Kelly’s extensive trial experience also includes convening numerous grand juries and conducting scores of bench and jury trials, giving her an edge over her competition in the courtroom.
Kelly represents developers, construction managers, general contractors, design professionals, subcontractors and consultants in complex construction disputes, and assists them with drafting and negotiating construction contracts. She assists restaurant owners with licensing and alcohol-related issues and claims arising from the operation of their businesses. She represents insurance companies and their insureds accused of tort claims, as well as businesses involved in commercial disputes, and helps defendant-clients and their insurers set litigation budgets and reserves. She advises clients on risk management and insurance issues, and helps companies draft and implement employment, safety, and policy and procedure manuals. She also helps businesses defend discrimination claims and with other employment issues.
For more than a decade, Kelly has served as counsel for a Fortune 50 home improvement retailer where she has defended the client against hundreds of general and product liability claims and lawsuits throughout New England.
Prior to joining MG+M, Kelly was a shareholder at a New England law firm, where she oversaw the firm’s Boston office and chaired its Construction Law Department. She also has previous public-sector experience, having served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts and as an Assistant State’s Attorney in the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in Illinois.
When not serving her clients, Kelly serves her community by volunteering and fundraising for several charitable organizations, including Mothers Against Drunk Driving, the Jimmy Fund, and the American Heart Association, while also serving on the boards of two educational scholarship funds. She has a long history of coaching, volunteering, fundraising and serving on the board of multiple local youth sports leagues in her community.