• 01.05.17

    The Defend Trade Secrets Act: An Overview

    Corporate Disputes Magazine interviewed Manatt’s Michelle Cooke, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, and Rebecca Torrey, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, for a roundtable discussion of the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), which was signed ...

  • 01.05.17

    Conner Named a Top Dealmaker by Hollywood Reporter

    The Hollywood Reporter named Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, to their list of Top 20 Dealmakers for 2016. The list highlights the lawyers, bankers and advisers behind the industry's major corporate courtships of a $150 billion year ...

  • 01.04.17

    UMG Defeats Allegations of Misappropriation of Blues Song

    Law360 covered UMG Recordings Inc.’s victory against an alleged misappropriation of a blues musician’s song. UMG was represented by Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice and Maura Gierl, an associate in the same ...

  • 01.04.17

    Republican Plan for Subsidies Would Thin the Soup

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about the possibility of modifying the Affordable Care Act rather than repealing and replacing it.In a repeal-and-replace scenario, one of the biggest clashes between the parties looms over the ...

  • 01.03.17

    Tuition-Free College Plan Could Boost Support for Cuomo

    Politico interviewed Manatt’s Bruce Gyory, a senior advisor with the government and regulatory practice, for an article about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plans to introduce a proposal for tuition-free two-year college. The move will make a splash in state education policy and could ...

  • 01.03.17

    New CMS Leadership Could Terminate States’ Waivers

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article about the future of states’ approved and pending waivers under the Trump administration. A standard provision in each waiver’s terms and conditions allows either a state or the CMS to ...

  • 01.02.17

    Concerns Over Foreign Influence Crystallize in Hotel Feud

    The Los Angeles Business Journal quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about the closely watched allegations that the Dalian Wanda Group provided illegal funding to a campaign against the Beverly Hills Hotel. Although the ...

  • 01.02.17

    Chinese Investors Seek a Seat at the Table

    The Los Angeles Business Journal quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about apprehension surrounding a recent influx of Chinese investment activity in Los Angeles.Conner has personally represented Chinese companies such ...