Firm Profile

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 bring a broad range of experience crossing various disciplines as a working team to develop strategies and achieve 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.

The firm was founded in 1987 by M. James Maley and with over thirty-five years of practice is now recognized as the preeminent 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. Mr. Maley’s career as a lawyer and as a local government official has resulted in counsel that provides sound, practical assistance to both private companies and all levels of government to achieve progress and protect the client’s interests. Mr. Maley has presented and taught on the effective and creative use of the law to effectuate growth and progress within communities throughout the Delaware Valley.

The firm also has experience in all forms of litigation ranging from municipal court to the United States Supreme Court, in cases arising from redevelopment challenges and civil rights claims to the defense of toxic tort class actions. Maley Givens applies its team approach to provide comprehensive, coordinated litigation, and trial services.