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Jeffrey L. Maloon

Principal Assistant Attorney General
Court of Claims Defense Section

Office: 614-466-7447

After clerking for Justice Robert Holmes of the Supreme Court of Ohio, Jeff’s career has been devoted to complex litigation.  After spending most of his career representing patients and their families in medical negligence litigation, he came to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office in 2008.  He currently represents the physicians and staff at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.  Jeff has received numerous honors during his career including Best Lawyers in America and as a Top Rated Lawyer in Medical Negligence Litigation by Martindale-Hubbell.  Jeff has authored many professional articles and has made numerous presentations to lawyers and health care providers throughout the United States.  Although born in Columbus, Jeff grew up in Union City, a small town that sits in both Ohio and Indiana.


  • Capital University Law School, J.D., with honors, 1983
  • Ball State University, B.S., 1980