The firm was founded in 1987 by Jim Maley and over its twenty-five years of practice, the firm has become recognized as the pre-eminent firm in the field of redevelopment law. The firm’s practice has evolved to provide counsel on all business, land use and environmental issues necessary for a client’s success. Jim Maley’s career as a lawyer and as a local government official has blended into counsel that provides sound, practical assistance to both private companies and governments at all levels in achieving progress and in protecting their interests. Mr. Maley has spoken and taught on the effective and creative use of the law to effectuate growth and progress within communities.
The firm has also experience in all forms of litigation. In matters ranging from Municipal Courts to the United States Supreme Court, in cases arising from redevelopment challenges and civil rights claims to defense of toxic tort class actions. Maley Givens applies its team approach to provide comprehensive, coordinated litigation and trial services. In its many successful projects, Maley Givens is more than just the lawyer.
Maley Givens is a law firm providing services to business and government pursuing growth and development. Whether it is private business undertaking a new commercial venture, government looking to encourage development, or protecting a client's interests in court, the attorneys of Maley Givens brings a broad range of experience crossing various disciplines as a working team to develop strategies and achieve good results. Maley Givens has the experience and proven record to negotiate and complete the agreements necessary for successful business operations, counsel and strategize on the process for gaining administrative approvals and permits from local, State and Federal authorities on every issue and prosecute and defend clients in complex litigation.