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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State Bar Says Lawyers Can’t Have Contingency-Fee-Cake And Eat It Too: Interim Ethics Opinion Curtails Use Of Conversion Clauses In Contingency Fee Agreements Sep 19, 2022

By Carl I.S. Mueller, Esq. and Patrick M. Maloney, Esq.  . Download a PDF version of this article here . In its recent Interim Formal Opinion, No. 20-0005 (the “Opinion”), the State Bar of California Standing Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct (the “Committee”) considered the ethical implications of conversion clauses within contingency fee agreements. […]

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Join Us In Welcoming Betzy Bras-Gonzalez to the Maloney Firm Sep 12, 2022

  The Maloney Firm is pleased to welcome Betzy Bras-Gonzalez to our Litigation Department.   Prior to joining the Maloney Firm, she worked at a boutique law firm as a litigation associate working on, inter alia, employment and landlord-tenant disputes. Betzy has experience in all facets of litigation, including but not limited to: discovery, motion practice, […]

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Unruh Update: In a Win For California’s Online-Only Retailers, Court Of Appeal Limits ADA and Unruh Act Liability To Businesses With Brick-And-Mortar Presence Sep 09, 2022

By Carl I.S. Mueller, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC . Download a PDF version of this article here    As many small business owners are aware, there has been a rash of cases filed in California suing business owners for violations of the Federal American with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and California’s Unruh Civil Rights Act […]

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If You Aren’t Mentioned, Turn to Intervention Aug 09, 2022

Co-authored by Carl I. S. Mueller, Esq. and Gustavo Silvestre Boldrini, Esq. . Intervention can be a useful tool when your clients’ rights or interests may be affected by the outcome of a suit they were not named in. The importance of intervening correctly and being admitted to the suit prior to engaging in litigation […]

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Join Us in Welcoming Gustavo Silvestre Boldrini to the Maloney Firm Jul 06, 2022

The Maloney Firm is pleased to welcome Gustavo Silvestre Boldrini to our Litigation Department. . Prior to joining The Maloney Firm, Gustavo’s practice included defense of national insurance carriers in personal injury actions, insurance fraud investigations, and insurance coverage determinations. He is experienced in all aspects of litigation, including early case strategy and evaluation, discovery, […]

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SF and LA County District Attorneys Wage War Against Potter Handy LLP Over Meritless Disability Lawsuits; Provide Roadmap For Private Defendants To Defeat Claims Jun 30, 2022

By Carl Mueller, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC . Potter Handy LLP (“Potter Handy”) has long been a scourge to Southern California small businesses. Using repeat “serial filers,” Potter Handy has filed thousands of lawsuits against small businesses under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and the California Unruh Civil Rights Act (“Unruh Act”). While […]

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