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Brian James Malloy

Class action Attorney at San Francisco, CA

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  • State Years
    Dist. of Columbia - DC 16 years
    Arizona - AZ 17 years
    Nevada - NV 18 years
    California - CA 19 years
  • Licensed for 16 years
    State DC
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Good Standing No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 17 years
    State AZ
    Acquired 2007
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 18 years
    State NV
    Acquired 2006
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 19 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2004
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Brian

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Brian Malloy represents clients in state and federal courts in cases involving product liability, serious personal injury, wrongful death, elder abuse, consumer fraud and protection, select employment matters, class/collective actions, and appeals.

He is admitted to the bars of California, Nevada, Arizona, and Washington, D.C., along with several federal courts, including the United States Supreme Court. He has represented clients in all aspects of litigation, including successfully obtaining and opposing summary judgment motions, trials to verdict in California and Nevada state courts as well as federal court, post-judgment proceedings, and appeals. The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization has certified him as an Appellate Law Specialist.

Brian has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America for 2016-2023, to Super Lawyers (Northern California) for 2016-2023, and to Super Lawyers' Northern California Rising Stars for 2010-2014. He was also selected as a Finalist for 2021 Consumer Attorney of the Year from the Consumer Attorneys of California.

Brian frequently authors articles on various aspects of litigation.  He attended the University of California San Francisco College of the Law (formerly UC Hastings), earning Order of the Coif, and graduating as Valedictorian. Prior to joining The Brandi Firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable Melvin Brunetti of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

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Location

Brandi Law Firm
354 Pine Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94104-4621

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Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • The Brandi Law Firm
  • 2005 - Present
  • Law Clerk
  • United States Court Of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • 2004 - 2005

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • N/A
  • University of Oregon
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Family v. State of California, et al.
  • $3 million settlement
  • Minor v. City and Summer Camp Contractor
  • $18,500,000 settlement
  • Individual v. State of California
  • $3 million settlement
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Associations

  • The Tony Patiño Fellowship
  • General Counsel
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  • University of Oregon Alumni Association
  • Treasurer and Board Member, Northern CA Chapter
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Trial Lawyers Association-Top 100
  • Member
  • N/A
  • National Trial Lawyers Association-Top 40 Under 40
  • Member (2016-2020)
  • N/A
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Barristers Pro Bono and Community Service Committee
  • 2009 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2024
  • Super Lawyers Northern California
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Top 10 Personal Injury Settlements in California
  • TopVerdict
  • 2022
  • Super Lawyers Northern California
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2022
  • Finalist, Consumer Attorney of the Year
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • 2021
  • Certified Appellate Law Specialist
  • State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyers Northern California
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2021
  • Super Lawyers Northern California
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyers Northern California
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2019
  • Super Lawyers Northern California
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2018
  • Super Lawyers Northern California
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyers Northern California
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • Northern California Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Northern California Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Northern California Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Northern California Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Northern California Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Tony Patiño Fellow
  • The Tony Patiño Fellowship
  • 2004
  • Top 100 Personal Injury Settlements in the United States, 2020
  • Top Verdict
  • N/A
  • Top 20 Personal Injury Settlements in California, 2020
  • Top Verdict
  • N/A
  • Top Verdicts & Settlements In The West, 2020
  • The Recorder
  • N/A
  • Top Verdict’s Top 50 Settlements: California, 2016, 2017
  • Top Verdict
  • N/A
  • Recorder’s Top California Verdicts & Settlements, 2016, 2017
  • The Recorder
  • N/A
  • Listed in Top Northern California Settlements, 2016
  • Leaders In The Law
  • N/A
  • List in Recorder's Top California Settlements, 2011
  • The Recorder
  • N/A
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Publications

  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Is There Really an Agreement to Arbitrate?
  • 2023
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Overlooked Aspects of Opposing Summary Judgment Motions
  • 2021
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Proving Implied Permission
  • 2020
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Tolling Collective Actions Under The FLSA
  • 2019
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Federal Court Discovery and Deposition Practice: An Update and Overview
  • 2018
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Defeating Liability Waivers and the Primary Assumption of Risk Defense
  • 2017
  • Advocate
  • Using Deposition Testimony At Trial
  • 2016
  • Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Forum Magazine
  • The Person Most Qualified Deposition-Tools and Tips
  • 2016
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • The Attorney-Expert Work Production Protection Under the Federal Rules
  • 2016
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Using Deposition Testimony At Trial
  • 2015
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Navigating Collective Actions
  • 2013
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Discovery and Deposition Practice In Federal Court
  • 2012
  • Plaintiff Magazine (California)
  • Offensive Use of Summary Judgments: Knocking Out Affirmative Defenses
  • 2011
  • The Trial Lawyer (SFTLA)
  • Enforcing Judgments Against Local Public Entities in California
  • 2009
  • The Trial Lawyer (SFTLA)
  • Effective Use of the PMK Deposition
  • 2008
  • Hastings Law Journal
  • Binding Interest Arbitration in the Public Sector: A 'New' Proposal for California and Beyond
  • 2003
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Class action Attorney | Sep 13
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"Razor sharp, meticulous and a great writer."
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San Francisco Class action Lawyer Brian James Malloy
Brian James Malloy
Class action Attorney
San Francisco, CA
Licensed for 19 years