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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The Uncivil War Raging Before the California Courts May 16, 2024

Professionalism and civility are increasingly being recognized as essential components of legal proceedings. Two recent California Court of Appeal cases, Medallion Film LLC et al. v. Loeb & Loeb (2024) 100 Cal.App.5th 1272 (“Medallion”) and Masimo Corp v. Vanderpool Law Firm, Inc., G061829 (Cal. Ct. App. May 2, 2024) (“Masimo”) join a growing archive of […]

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Patrick Maloney is Now Certified by the California State Bar in Legal Malpractice Law May 13, 2024

We are excited to announce that Patrick Maloney has been officially certified by the California State Bar as a Specialist in Legal Malpractice Law. This achievement reflects Patrick’s extensive experience in handling legal malpractice cases and his commitment to delivering top-notch legal services to our clients. This certification strengthens our firm’s dedication to upholding the […]

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The Spence-James Spar Reminds Us Contracts Are Key Apr 30, 2024

By Gregory M. Smith, Esq. Although boxing is a global sport in which participants can generate fortunes in a single night, those in the business recognize that boxing a small community where deals are often based on long-standing relationships. More than occasionally, this leads to handshake deals or poorly drafted contracts prepared by unsophisticated parties. […]

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California Court of Appeal Reminds LLCs and Title Companies to Do Their Due Diligence Apr 23, 2024

The California Court of Appeal recently reversed a trial court’s decision in a real estate fraud case involving a two-partner limited liability company. The court’s decision underscores the importance of conducting thorough title research in real estate transactions and the potential liability of the escrow agents and title companies involved in these transactions. The case […]

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Colby A. Meagle Joins The Maloney Firm Apr 11, 2024

We are thrilled to announce the addition of Colby A. Meagle to The Maloney Firm’s team of experienced litigation attorneys. With her diverse legal background and artist’s sensibility, Colby will provide innovative solutions for our clients across various industries and practice areas.   Colby’s experience spans employment litigation, business law, intellectual property, and dispute resolution. […]

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Incisive Review of Hybrid Fee Agreement Saves Clients $700K in Dispute Mar 15, 2024

A “hybrid” fee refers to any combination of fees for legal services. Among these fee arrangements are contingency fees, flat or fixed fees, success fees, retainers, and hourly fees. The Maloney Firm regularly handles fee disputes resulting from poorly drafted contingent fee agreements. We also counsel law firms and prospective clients while negotiating fee agreements […]

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