The Maloney Firm represents clients in trials, arbitrations and appeals in state and federal courts, and also regularly counsels clients on a wide range of business matters delivering cost-effective solutions for their legal needs.


Clients of The Maloney Firm receive expertise in and outside of court, even when up against larger, national firms. Always looking out for its clients’ best interests, The Maloney Firm provides significant expertise without significant cost.

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Defective PAGA Notice May Invalidate PAGA Claims Apr 27, 2018

By Vanessa Willis, The Maloney Firm, APC   Under the Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 (PAGA), an employee is required to provide written notice to the employer and the Labor and Workforce Development Agency (LWDA) before filing a lawsuit. The purpose of this notice requirement is to provide the LWDA with the […]

2018 Super Lawyers Jan 30, 2018

Congratulations to Patrick Maloney for being named to the 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers list, an honor bestowed upon only 5% of attorneys. This is the fourth consecutive year that he has been honored.   Also, Greg Smith has been selected to the Southern California Rising Stars list for the third consecutive year. Each year, […]

Employment Law Jan 02, 2018

2018 Employment Law Updates By Vanessa Willis, The Maloney Firm, APC   The State of California and our local governments have enacted a wide range of employment-related laws that took effect on January 1, 2018, and a few that will take effect during the year. Below is a brief summary of five of the new […]

New Attorneys at the Firm Dec 01, 2017

Samantha Botros and Bud Davis joined The Maloney Firm as law clerks during the past summer. We are excited to announce that after receiving their Bar results in November, they are now Associates with the firm. Please join us in welcoming them!   Samantha can be reached at 310.347.4693 or Bud can be reached […]


THE MALONEY FIRM OBTAINS COURT OF APPEAL REVERSAL OF ADVERSE RULING ON ANTI-SLAPP MOTION   On August 24, 2017, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued an opinion reversing an order dismissing claims asserted by a client of The Maloney Firm, APC and vacating an order that the client pay attorneys’ […]

SEEKING COSTS UNDER CCP § 998 Jul 14, 2017

California Court of Appeals Clarifies Procedure for Seeking Costs Under CCP § 998 During Arbitration By Carl Mueller, The Maloney Firm, APC   In Heimlich v. Shivji, the California Appellate Court Appellate Case No. H042641, the California Court of Appeal recently clarified the procedure for both seeking an award of costs pursuant to Cal. Code […]