Education

St. Joseph’s College

     • B.A. , Politics, 1979

     • James A. Finnegan Fellowship

National Law Center,

George Washington University

     • 1979-1980

Rutgers University School of Law – Camden

     • J.D., 1982

Bar Admissions

New Jersey, 1982

Pennsylvania, 1982

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1982

United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1982

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 1984

United States Claims Court, 1985

United States Supreme Court, 1986

M. James Maley, Jr.

Counsellors at Law

        M. James Maley, Jr. is the principal of Maley & Associates, P.C. Mr. Maley regularly represents New Jersey municipalities, County agencies and private developers in the redevelopment of commercial, industrial and residential areas in projects utilizing public and private lands and funds. He regularly counsels governments and business interests on a broad spectrum of issues.


        Since 1997, Jim Maley has served as the Mayor of the Borough of Collingswood, where he has served in elected office since 1989. In 2012, Collingswood was named "One of America's Most Transformed Communities by Forbes Magazine. His experience as a local elected official, combined with a keen understanding of the law, has proven an invaluable resource in the counseling of government and business clients on a wide range of issues


        He is a frequent lecturer and speaker on redevelopment law. He serves as Special Counsel to a broad range of New Jersey municipalities, has acted as Special Counsel to county economic development offices and has served as Solicitor for New Jersey municipalities.


       Mr. Maley has extensive litigation and trial experience in commercial and environmental matters. He has acted as trial counsel in employment, environmental, admiralty, insurance and general contract actions, including complex toxic tort and class action litigation. His trial experience is in the State and Federal Courts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.


        Mr. Maley is a member of the Executive Committee of the Camden County Municipal Joint Insurance Fund. He serves as the Chairman of the New Jersey League of Municipalities Economic Development Committee. Mr. Maley is also a member of the Maritime Law Association and the Camden County Bar Association.


Published Cases

Mount Holly Citizens in Action v. Township of Mount Holly, 658 F.3d 375 (3d Cir. 2011), cert. granted, 133 S. Ct. 2848 (2013)

Borough of Paulsboro v. Essex Chemical Corp., 427 N.J. Super. 123 (App. Div. 2012)

Navillus Group v. Accutherm Inc., 422 N.J.Super. 169 (App. Div. 2011)

In re Project Authorization Under New Jersey Register of Historic Places Act, 408 N.J.Super. 540 (App. Div. 2009)

Gallenthin Realty Development, Inc. v. Borough of Paulsboro, 191 N.J. 344 (2007)

Hopkins v. City of Gloucester, 358 N.J.Super. 271 (App. Div. 2003)

Winters v. Township of Voorhees, 320 N.J.Super. 150 (1998)

Dolente v. Borough of Pine Hill, 313 N.J.Super. 410 (App. Div. 1998)

Intervine Outdoor Adver., Inc. v. City of Gloucester City Zoning Bd. of Adjustment,

        290 N.J.Super. 78 (App. Div. 1996), certif.denied, 146 N.J. 68,

        cert.denied, 519 U.S. 1090, 117 S.Ct. 764, 136 L.Ed. 2d 711 (1997)

Bankers Trust Co. v. Bethlehem Steel Corp., 761 F.2d 943 (3d Cir. 1985)

In the Matter of Bankers Trust Co., 775 F.2d 545 (3d Cir. 1985)

In the Matter of Complaint of Bankers Trust Co., 752 F.2d 874 (3d Cir. 1984)

Fidelity Bank v. Commonwealth Marine & Gen. Assur. Co., Ltd., 581 F.Supp. 999,

        (E.D.Pa. 1984)

Fid. Bank v. Com. Marine & Gen. Assur. Co., Ltd., 592 F.Supp. 513 (E.D. Pa. 1984)

Tidewater Grain Co. v. S.S. Point Manatee, 614 F.Supp. 29 (E.D. Pa. 1984)

Chas. Kurz Co. v. Lombardi, 595 F.Supp. 373 (E.D. Pa. 1984)