• 08.16.17

    Manatt Partners Cooke, Jacobs Among CA’s Top IP Attorneys

    The Daily Journal has named Manatt’s Michelle Cooke, co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice, and Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, as two of the top intellectual property attorneys in California for 2017. ...

  • 08.10.17

    Is This the End of Chinese Investment in Hollywood?

    Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice and head of the film, television and digital content group, was quoted by The Hollywood Reporter on the future of Chinese investments in Hollywood. According to the publication, the North American box ...

  • 07.27.17

    Manatt Named to American Lawyer’s A-List Top 20

    Manatt has been named to The American Lawyer’s “A-List” ranking of the top 20 law firms in the nation for 2017.   The A-List rankings, which The American Lawyer says include “the most elite law firms in America,” are based on results in five areas: revenue per ...

  • 07.14.17

    Billboard Names Phillips, Biederman, Gilbert Top Music Lawyers for 2017

    Billboard recognized Manatt senior partner L. Lee Phillips and partners Charles Biederman and Gary Gilbert as top music lawyers in the country, naming all three to its 2017 list of the keenest legal minds in the industry. This year’s list recognized 61 lawyers who are on the front lines of ...

  • 06.05.17

    Legal 500 US Recognizes Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation

    Manatt has received nine national practice area rankings in the newly released 2017 edition of The Legal 500 United States. Additionally, two Manatt partners—Robert Belfort and Lindsay Conner—were recognized in the elite "Leading Lawyers" list for their areas.  The Legal ...

  • 05.17.17

    Hong Kong Company Acquires Stan Lee’s Pow Entertainment

    The Los Angeles Business Journal quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, in an article about Stan Lee’s sale of Pow Entertainment to Camsing International Holding Ltd. Camsing, located in Hong Kong, purchased Pow’s library of ...

  • 05.16.17

    China-Hollywood Relationship to Continue Despite Concerns

    The Recorder quoted Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, in an article about the uncertainty surrounding Hollywood’s relationship with Chinese investors.“China is significantly different than those other groups that came in and ...

  • 05.12.17

    Eminem Faces Unusual Circumstances in Copyright Battle

    The Recorder interviewed Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, for an article about a copyright battle between the American rapper Eminem and a New Zealand political party over a similar song.   Legal spats between ...

  • 04.28.17

    China’s Hollywood Investment Slowdown Not Cause for Concern

    CGTN interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about China’s slowing investment in Hollywood.Some cite recent restrictions by Beijing on capital outflow impacting big foreign investments, and others say the ...

  • 04.26.17

    Phillips, Conner, Gatti Recognized as Hollywood “Power Lawyers”

    The Hollywood Reporter has selected Manatt senior partner L. Lee Phillips and partners Lindsay Conner and John Gatti to its 2017 “Power Lawyers” feature. The prestigious annual list highlights the top 100 lawyers from across the country who are behind the deals and trials shaping ...