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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Carl Mueller Quoted in Daily Journal Article on Attorney Ethics Jan 22, 2021

Carl Mueller was quoted in the article “Former Girardi Keese Lawyers Face Troublesome Ethics Questions,” which was published in the January 21, 2021 issue of the Daily Journal. Carl weighs in on issues dealing with Cal. Rules of Professional Conduct 5.2, and the responsibilities of a subordinate lawyer when instructed by a supervising attorney to break ethical rules. . Read […]

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Patrick Maloney and Lisa Von Eschen Selected to Southern California 2021 Super Lawyers List Jan 21, 2021

Congratulations to Patrick Maloney and Lisa Von Eschen, who have been selected to the 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. . A business litigator and the founder of the […]

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Cal/OSHA Provides Further Clarification on Emergency Temporary COVID-19 Standard

On November 30, 2020, the California Department of Industrial Relation’s Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the Division of Occupational Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) temporary emergency standards for COVID-19 infection prevention. These temporary standards apply to most California workers not covered by Cal/OSHA’s Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Standard (ATD). . Shortly after the Emergency Temporary Standards […]

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California Supreme Court Determines Dynamex ABC Test Applies Retroactively Jan 19, 2021

In a decision published on Thursday, January 14, 2021 in Vazquez v. Jan-Pro (“Vazquez”), the California Supreme Court held that the 2018 Dynamex decision, which outlined a standard for classifying workers as independent contractors, applies retroactively. The decision in Dynamex will now apply to all nonfinal cases predating the effective date of the Dynamex ruling. […]

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Patrick Maloney Reelected President of the South Bay Bar Association Jan 11, 2021

The Maloney Firm is proud to congratulate Patrick Maloney on his reelection as President of the South Bay Bar Association. . Patrick has been a member of the Board of Directors of the South Bay Bar Association (SBBA) since 2013, has served on its executive committee for several years, and is the Chair of the […]

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2021 California Employment Law Update Jan 05, 2021

2020 presented a myriad of challenges for California employers, including new restrictive employment laws. Start the new year right by staying informed about recent employment law developments. . Click here to read The Maloney Firm’s 2021 California Employment Law Update.

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