• 10.29.12

    Variety Names Manatt’s Sophia Yen One of “Hollywood’s New Leaders”

    Manatt associate Sophia K. Yen was profiled in Variety's "Hollywood's New Leaders" feature for 2012. Yen is one of only seven lawyers recognized by the publication, which included agents, studio executives, managers and creatives, 36 years of age and younger, "who will be ...

  • 07.23.12

    Manatt Adds Universal Music Publishing Group Executive

    Skilled Music Publishing Lawyer Joins Manatt’s National Entertainment Practice.Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, announced that Michael Rexford has joined the firm’s Entertainment Practice in its Los Angeles office. Mr. Rexford comes to Manatt from Universal Music Publishing Group, ...

  • 07.18.12

    The Hollywood Reporter Names Lee Phillips a 2012 Power Lawyer

    The Hollywood Reporter honored Manatt’s L. Lee Phillips, a senior partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office, by selecting him for its prestigious Power Lawyers list for the sixth consecutive year. The annual list features Hollywood’s 100 most influential attorneys in the talent, ...

  • 06.26.12

    Variety Identifies Manatt Entertainment Partners as Game-Changing Dealmakers

    In its recently published Legal Impact Report, Variety named Manatt entertainment partners Aydin Caginalp and Lindsay Conner as two of the nation’s lawyers who are shaping the entertainment industry. The Report features 50 leading lawyers who are considered “game changers” in the ...

  • 06.07.12

    Manatt Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2012 Guide

    Chambers USA announced today that it has named 19 Manatt lawyers and 10 of the firm’s practices in its 2012 list of the country’s best lawyers and law firms.Each year, Chambers USA identifies and ranks leading lawyers for business in the United States based on in-depth, objective ...

  • 06.06.12

    NBC’s “The Voice” Chooses Manatt

    Contestants from "The Voice," NBC’s blockbuster vocal competition, selected Manatt as legal counsel for the upcoming third season, set to debut in Fall 2012. Manatt, a major player in entertainment and digital media, was one of two firms chosen to represent the show’s group of ...

  • 05.25.12

    Manatt Partner Discusses Major Ad-Skipping Lawsuit

    Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, a partner in the firm’s Entertainment & Media Practice, spoke with the Daily Journal about the suit recently filed by Fox Broadcasting Co. against Dish Network LLC over a new video-on-demand service that allows subscribers to watch shows without ...

  • 05.08.12

    Law360 Quotes Manatt Partner on Copyright Termination

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Eric Custer, a partner in the firm’s Entertainment Practice, on the wave of lawsuits that are likely to arise from a 1976 change in the U.S. Copyright Act, which gives artists the ability to reclaim the rights to their works starting in 2013.As reported by Law360, ...

  • 11.30.11

    AMEC Honors Manatt as Media & Entertainment Law Firm of the Year

    Manatt has been named the recipient of the Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel’s (AMEC’s) 2011 Law Firm of the Year Award. AMEC, the leading trade association serving general counsel and business affairs attorneys at major media and entertainment companies, will honor ...

  • 07.13.11

    Lee Phillips Honored as a Hollywood Power Lawyer

    Manatt’s L. Lee Phillips, a senior partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office, has been named to The Hollywood Reporter’s prestigious Power Lawyers list for the fifth consecutive year. The list features 100 of the most prominent attorneys influencing the entertainment industry ...