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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Employer Alert: LA City and County Minimum Wage Increases July 1, 2020 Jun 29, 2020

  By Nicholas Grether, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC   As California continues to be hit with COVID-19, employers in the Southland may need a reminder the minimum wage is going up in both the City of Los Angeles and unincorporated areas in the County of Los Angeles on July 1, 2020.  For small businesses […]

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Creating a Return-to-Work Policy Jun 18, 2020

By Nicholas Grether, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC Note: This article was posted on June 18, 2020 at 10:30 PDT. Because the COVID-19 situation is rapidly changing as the federal government and State of California continue to fight this pandemic, individuals and businesses should consult with their counsel for the latest developments and updated guidance […]

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Maloney Firm Attorneys Selected to the 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List Jun 09, 2020

Maloney Firm attorneys Gregory Smith and Carl Mueller have been selected to the Super Lawyers 2020 Southern California Rising Stars list. This is an exclusive list, recognizing no more than 2.5 percent of attorneys in Southern California.  This is the fifth year Greg has appeared on the list, and the first year for Carl.  Greg […]

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Don’t Delay! File Your Motion to Compel Arbitration Today! May 26, 2020

By Nicholas Grether, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC     In the recent case of Fleming Distribution Co. v. Younan (May 15, 2020) Appellate No. A157038, Sonoma County Super. Ct. No. SCV-263702, the appellate court held that an employer waived its right to compel arbitration of a dispute over unpaid wages by delaying filing a […]

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California’s Court of Appeal Provides Guidance on the Application of Arbitration Clauses May 20, 2020

By Craig Reese, Esq. and Carl Mueller, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC     In April the California Court of Appeal, Second District, addressed the interpretation and applicability of arbitration terms in consumer agreements in Dennison v. Rosland Capital LLC (Case No. B295350). Practitioners should take note of the Court’s decision as guidance in both […]

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California Sues Uber and Lyft for Misclassifying Drivers as Independent Contractors May 19, 2020

By Nicholas Grether, Esq., The Maloney Firm, APC     The State of California has fired another shot in their ongoing battle with Uber and Lyft over the classification of their drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. On May 5, 2020, California’s Attorney General and the city attorneys for San Francisco, Los Angeles, and […]

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