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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Prop. 22, the ABC Test, and the Future of Independent Contractors Nov 10, 2020

By Nicholas Grether, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC In 2018, the California Supreme Court’s decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, 416 P. 3d 1 (2018), seemingly established a bright-line rule for using independent contractors in California.  Under the ABC Test created by the Supreme Court in Dynamex, a worker is considered an […]

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Getting Value For Your Bar Dues: Ethics And Third-Party Litigation Funding Oct 15, 2020

By Carl I. S. Mueller, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC . All California Attorneys Should Review The State Bar’s Ethical Opinion Providing Guidance On Third-Party Litigation Funding Before Considering Litigation Funding . The California State Bar’s Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility has issued Formal Opinion No. 2020-204 setting out the ethical considerations and disclosure requirements […]

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ADA Website Litigation: Rise In Complaints Alleging Lack Of Accessibility For Consumers Suffering From Hearing Loss Oct 13, 2020

By Carl I. S. Mueller, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC Over the last several weeks, the “Center for Disability Access,” a division of the well-known San Diego based law firm Potter Handy, has filed several law suits in the Los Angeles Superior Court and Federal District Courts on behalf of an individual named Chris Langer. […]

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California Doubles Statute of Limitations for DLSE Complaints Oct 08, 2020

On September 30, Governor Newsom signed AB 1947, which extends the statute of limitations for DLSE complaints and authorizes courts to award reasonable attorney’s fees to a plaintiff who brings a successful action for a violation of Section 1102.5 of the Labor Code. The bill’s provisions take effect January 1, 2021. Learn more about how […]

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Successor Employers Liable for Unpaid Wages in California Oct 06, 2020

On September 30, Governor Newsom signed AB 3075, which imposes liability on successor employers for unpaid wages, specifies criteria to establish successorship, and adds information that employers must include in statements of information filed with the California Secretary of State. The bill also gives local jurisdictions the authorization to enforce state labor standards requirements with […]

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California Enacts Mandated Diversity Quotas for Corporate Boards Oct 05, 2020

On September 30, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 979, which establishes groundbreaking diversity quotas for the corporate boards of publicly traded companies headquartered in California. Find out more about how AB 979 affects California businesses below. . Brief History of AB 979 . In spite of widespread corporate interest in promoting diversity and inclusion […]

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