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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Maloney Firm Attorneys Selected to the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers List Jan 15, 2020

The Maloney Firm is proud to announce that Patrick M. Maloney and Lisa Von Eschen have been selected to the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers® list in their practice areas. Each year, no more than five percent of attorneys are recognized by Super Lawyers as the top attorneys in their fields.   Patrick M. Maloney […]

California Court of Appeal Clarifies Deadline for Seeking a Trial De Novo in Mandatory Fee Arbitration Jan 08, 2020

By Patrick Maloney and Sam Fogas, The Maloney Firm, APC   Mandatory Fee Arbitration under Business & Professions Code § 6200 et seq. often provides an efficient means for attorneys and clients to resolve disputes concerning unpaid legal fees. Where either party is unhappy with the arbitration results, the dissatisfied party is entitled to seek […]

2020 California Employment Law Update Jan 06, 2020

For employers in the Golden State, 2019 brought no shortage of employment law changes. Some highlights include reclassification of thousands of gig workers as employees, minimum wage increases and more lactation accommodations. Start the New Year right by staying informed about recent employment law developments.   Click here to read The Maloney Firm’s 2020 California […]

California MCLE Reporting Due: February 1st Dec 23, 2019

Join our South Bay MCLE Series & Complete your Credits in Ethics – Competence – Elimination of Bias   Presented by The Maloney Firm, APC   Lawyers Behaving Badly: How Attorneys Lost Their Licenses in 2019 Presented by Patrick M. Maloney, Esq.   Wednesday, January 15th Registration: Noon -12:15 pm Program: 12:15 -1:15 pm   […]

Fans Must Manage Expectations After 9th Circ. Pacquiao Case Dec 20, 2019

By Gregory M. Smith and Sam Fogas, The Maloney Firm, APC Originally published by Law360   The rules of competition dictate that approximately half of sports fans leaving an arena will be disappointed at the outcome — after all, there can only be one winner. But sometimes when all the fans feel let down, the […]

Legal Malpractice Deadlines and Dilemmas Dec 11, 2019

By Patrick Maloney and Sam Fogas, The Maloney Firm, APC   Absent extenuating circumstances, the one-year statute of limitations for legal malpractice actions begins to run at the time the client suffers harm and either discovers or through reasonable diligence should have discovered facts concerning the attorney’s neglect. But in a recently published decision, the […]