been a trial lawyer for more than 25 years. His experience includes
the representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in personal
In addition to motor vehicle cases involving serious injury, Attorney O’Malley
has substantial experience handling cases involving construction site
accidents, dangerous premises, products liability, property damage,
accidents involving children, wrongful death, brain injury, burn injuries,
animal attacks, alcohol-related accidents, underinsured/uninsured motorist
claims, insurance coverage, and Chapters 93A/176D
A native of the Boston area, Attorney O’Malley attended Boston College High
School. He then graduated in 1979 from Boston College with a B.A. in
Political Science and Economics. In 1983 he received his J.D. from the New
England School of Law.
Attorney O’Malley began his career with one of the leading insurance
defense firms in Southeastern Massachusetts. He went on to join the legal
department of Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, one of the largest insurance
companies in the country, rising to the position of Senior Trial Counsel.
While at Liberty Mutual, he was chosen to be designated counsel for some of
the largest companies in the United States, including well known package
delivery, retail, fast food, construction, elevator, and manufacturing
companies. Attorney O’Malley regularly defended million dollars lawsuits,
and tried hundreds of jury trials, bench trials, and arbitrations. Attorney
O’Malley also annually instructed other senior Liberty Mutual lawyers from
throughout the country at a nationally recognized, week-long, advanced trial
For more than a decade, Attorney O’Malley has chaired the Massachusetts Bar
Association's annual motor vehicle accident litigation seminar. Attorney
O’Malley has also been asked to speak at continuing legal education programs
sponsored by the Massachusetts Bar Association, Massachusetts Academy of
Trial Lawyers, and Association of General Contractors of Massachusetts.
In 2007, after 23 year of representing defendants in lawsuits, Attorney
O’Malley teamed with the Law Offices of John C. Manoog III in Hyannis,
Massachusetts. While he continues to represent defendants in civil lawsuits,
he now concentrates his practice in the representation of injured persons.
While Attorney O’Malley’s practice is based on Cape Cod, he
represents clients throughout Massachusetts from Hyannis to Springfield.