Chair, Litigation Division
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Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 1993.
University of Michigan, B.S., Mechanical Engineering, cum laude, 1988.
Matt Kanny is Chair of Manatt's Litigation Division and a member of the firm's Executive and Compensation Committees. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, class action defense, antitrust and trade regulation, unfair competition and false advertising matters, and entertainment litigation.
Mr. Kanny represents clients in federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings throughout the country. He is actively involved in all phases of litigation, from pre-litigation counseling through trial and appeal. Mr. Kanny also provides strategic advice to clients in connection with a variety of legal and regulatory matters and has extensive experience representing clients in enforcement actions involving District Attorneys, Attorneys General, the Department of Justice and others.
Mr. Kanny's clients include leading companies in the automotive, retail, biotech, real estate, entertainment, technology and Internet industries.
Mr. Kanny has served as lead counsel in a number of complex civil and putative class action matters across the United States. The following is a sample of his notable cases:
Southern California Super Lawyer, Business Litigation, Los Angeles magazine.
Admitted to practice in California and Arizona.
Admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Central, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California and the United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.
Member, American Bar Association, Litigation, Antitrust and Intellectual Property Sections.
Member, Los Angeles County and Santa Monica Bar Associations.
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