Gayle Malone, Jr.

Attorney in Nashville, TN

Gayle has over 40 years' experience in litigation and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

• American Bar Association
• Tennessee Bar Association
• Nashville Bar Association
• Board of Directors
Former Member, 1982-1984
Officer, 1984-1985
• American College of Trial Lawyers
State Committee Chair, 2007-2009
• International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC)
• Tennessee Association for Justice
• American Association for Justice
• National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

• fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
The Best Lawyers in America®, Personal Injury Litigation
Mid-South Super Lawyers®, Personal Injury, 2007-2014
• "100 Best Lawyers in Nashville", Nashville Post
• "Tennessee's Best 150 Lawyers 2010", Business Tennessee Magazine

• Lead counsel in scores of jury and bench trials in federal, state and regulatory forums involving: all types of business litigation, including anti-trust, securities fraud and contract matters; claims relating to catastrophic injuries or death for both plaintiffs and defendants in products liability actions in a number of different industries, medical malpractice actions, and tractor trailer and other motor vehicle actions; premises liability for both plaintiffs and defendants; appeals of CON decisions for hospitals in healthcare regulatory matters; and professional negligence actions relating to lawyers and accountants.
• Numerous judgments or settlements on behalf of plaintiffs for millions of dollars, including:
- a $20 million jury verdict in a wrongful death case in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, in 2012; and
- an approximate $5.6 million jury verdict in 2009, the largest ever in a personal injury case in Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee.
• Successfully mediated hundreds of cases involving complex commercial and business disputes of all types and catastrophic injury and death cases.

(615) 651-6775
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Areas of Law

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Product Liability Litigation
  • Healthcare Regulatory and Transactions
  • General Litigation
  • Professional Liability


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Admission Details

Admitted in 1973, Tennessee
U.S. District Courts, Tennessee: Middle, Western
U.S. Court Of Appeals, 6th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Law School Attended

Vanderbilt University
Class of 1973

University Attended

Vanderbilt University
Class of 1970
Tennessee Rule 31 Civil Mediator

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Office Information
Gayle Malone, Jr.
The Pinnacle at Symphony Place 150 3rd Avenue South, Suite 1600,
Nashville, TN 37201


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