Zakim Bridge

Specialty Areas:


Construction Site Litigation

Medical Malpractice

Premises Liability

Rhonda Traver Maloney


Rhonda Maloney has been with Esdaile, Barrett & Esdaile since 1982, and has been a practicing attorney since 1987. Her practice includes negligence; automobile, products and premises liability; medical malpractice; insurance bad faith; aviation and construction litigation cases. She has appeared in cases throughout the Commonwealth, including extensive representation on Cape Cod and the islands, as well as appellate court, and she routinely represents clients in court-sponsored or private mediations and arbitrations.

Professional Accomplishments

Since her admission to the bar in 1987, Rhonda has consistently received outstanding results in cases big and small, with verdicts and settlements reaching $2 million for medical malpractice, $3.8 million for premises liability and $5.5 million for automobile liability.  Her cases range from the very simple to the highly complex, yet she brings the same level of experience, tenacity and dedication to each case. Rhonda is committed to serving the legal profession by judging student moot court competitions and sitting as Chair of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys.

Professional Affiliations And Civic Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Member since 1987
    • Member, Tort Trial & Insurance Practice section
  • Essex County Bar Association
    • Member since 2009
  • American Association for Justice (formerly Associates of Trial Lawyers of America)
    • Member since 1987
  • Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys
    • Member since 1987
    • Board of Governors, 2009 to present
    • Continuing Legal Education Committee, 2009-present
      • Chair, 2010-present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
    • Member since 1987
    • Civil Litigation Section

Professional Recognition

Rhonda is rated as AV® Preeminent™ as a result of Martindale Hubbell peer-review.

Contact Info:

Phone: 617-482-0333



Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1987

U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, 1987


Suffolk University School of Law,  JD, 1987

Duke University, BA cum laude, 1981