• 12.30.16

    CA Supreme Court Justices Tend Toward Unanimous Votes

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt’s Ben Shatz, co-chair of the firm’s appellate practice, for an article reviewing the past year in the California Supreme Court. The state Supreme Court decided major cases involving tort liability, labor and employment disputes, death penalty ...

  • 12.27.16

    What Indiana’s Health Policies Could Mean for the U.S.

    NPR interviewed Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article about Seema Verma’s Medicaid program in Indiana.Verma has been selected by President-elect Donald Trump as the new head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The publication suggests that ...

  • 12.22.16

    Hollywood, China Both See Benefits of Partnership

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article on the blossoming relationship between China and Hollywood, which strengthened in 2016 through a number of high-profile deals.   Each side gets an ...

  • 12.22.16

    How Lending and Crowdfunding Have Transformed in 2016

    CrowdFundBeat covered a presentation given by Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the digital finance and marketplace lending practice, at the FinTech Revolution event in New York City. Korn spoke about the changes in the U.S. legal landscape as they relate to fintech.After explaining the ...

  • 12.20.16

    CA Supreme Court Models Policies After Federal Court

    The Daily Journal quoted Manatt’s Ben Shatz, co-chair of the firm’s appellate practice, for an article about the California Supreme Court’s new policies and procedures that bear similarities to those commonly associated with federal courts.“There is no question that Justice ...

  • 12.15.16

    L-3 Applied Technologies Wins in Fourth Circuit

    Law360 covered Manatt’s representation of L-3 Applied Technologies in a victory in the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Ben Chew, a partner in the firm’s litigation practice, led a team that convinced the Fourth Circuit judges that the lower court had improperly dismissed ...

  • 12.15.16

    Traditional Bank Financing in Real Estate Slowed in 2016

    Law360 interviewed Manatt’s Tom Muller, co-chair of the firm’s real estate practice, for a review of trends in the 2016 real estate market. The first issue listed by the publication was financing woes: although deal activity remained strong, commercial real estate firms did encounter ...

  • 12.14.16

    Variety Dealmakers Feature Includes Conner for Third Consecutive Year

    For the third year in a row, Variety has selected Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, to appear in its annual Dealmakers Impact Report, a prestigious feature that identifies key Hollywood dealmakers of the year. This marks Conner’s ...

  • 12.13.16

    Heritage Oaks Bancorp Sells for $482M

    American Banker covered Manatt’s representation of Heritage Oaks Bancorp in its sale to Pacific Premier Bancorp. The Manatt deal team was led by Jordan Hamburger, a partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice.Pacific Premier paid $482 million for the $2 billion-asset Heritage ...

  • 12.13.16

    Immediate ACA Repeal Would Jeopardize Coverage for Millions

    Bloomberg BNA quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about the anticipated changes to healthcare in the United States that a Republican Congress and the Trump administration have been discussing for 2017.“If Congress wants to get rid of this ...