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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Cal/OSHA’s Revised COVID-19 ETS is Approved, Bringing Relaxed Masking and Physical Distancing Requirements Jun 18, 2021

Update: Cal/OSHA revised their Model COVID-19 Prevention Program (CPP) on June 29, 2021 to reflect the changes in the newly revised COVID-19 ETS. Access the newly revised Model CPP here. On June 17, 2021, Cal/OSHA’s Occupational Safety & Health Standards Board (OSHSB) approved significant revisions to the Emergency Temporary Standards for COVID-19 Prevention (ETS), which include […]

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Patrick Maloney Nominated to Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2021 Leaders in Law Awards Oct 15, 2021

Congratulations to Patrick Maloney on his nomination to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2021 Leaders in Law Awards! Join us in celebrating Patrick and his fellow nominees at an awards ceremony hosted by the Journal on November 17, 2021 at 2:00pm. . Register for the webinar at this link: . The Los Angeles Business Journal’s […]

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LA City Passes Expanded Vaccination Verification Mandate Oct 07, 2021

On October 6, 2021, the Los Angeles City Council passed an ordinance expanding vaccination verification requirements for certain indoor businesses that present a high risk for COVID-19 transmission, such as restaurants and fitness and entertainment centers. Covered businesses will be required to verify patrons’ vaccination status starting November 4, 2021, and to display notices informing […]

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LA County Implements New Vaccination Verification Guidance Sep 21, 2021

On September 17, 2021, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued new COVID-19 vaccine verification and testing guidance for food and drink facilities. Beginning October 7, 2021, bars, breweries, wineries, distilleries, nightclubs, and lounges will be required to verify the COVID-19 vaccination status of patrons and employees for indoor service. Other restaurants are […]

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California Appellate Court Affirms Trial Court’s Ability to Assess Manageability of PAGA Claims Sep 15, 2021

By Lisa Von Eschen, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC On September 9, 2021, a California Court of Appeal in Wesson v. Staples, Cal. App. 5th (Cal. App., Sept. 9, 2021) affirmed the lower court’s decision striking the alleged PAGA claims, holding that “trial courts have inherent authority to ensure that PAGA claims will be manageable […]

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Biden Expands Vaccine Mandate to Include Employers of 100+ Employees, Amongst Others Sep 13, 2021

On September 9, 2021, President Biden introduced a far-reaching, six-part strategy to combat the continuing spread of COVID-19 across the country. Significantly, the plan will soon require more employers, including all public and private employers with over 100 employees, to ensure all workers are either fully vaccinated or tested weekly. This mandate is expected to […]

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The Buck Stops Here: Retainer Agreements Cannot Grant Attorneys The Right To Enter A Settlement Agreement Over Their Client’s Objections

By Carl Mueller, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC . On August 30, 2021, the Cal. Court of Appeal published Amjadi v. Brown (2021 WL 3855831), which clarified that attorneys cannot use retainer agreements to prospectively grant themselves the right to enter into settlement agreements over the objections of their clients. The appellate court has referred […]

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