• 07.10.18

    Downtown Music Publishing Acquires Booker T. Jones Catalog

    Manatt's Jeff Biederman, co-chair of the firm's music practice, and Michael Rexford, a partner in the firm's entertainment and media practice, represented Downtown Music Publishing in its newly announced partnership with Booker T. Jones.

  • 06.28.18

    Music Modernization Act Clears Senate Panel

    The Wall Street Journal pointed to an analysis by Manatt’s Jordan Bromley, a partner in the firm’s music practice, in an article on the latest updates to the Music Modernization Act.

  • 06.26.18

    Deal Negotiated for Film Adaptation of Stephen King’s ‘The Boogeyman’

    As reported by Variety, Manatt’s Laurence Marks, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, represented screenwriters Scott Beck and Bryan Woods in negotiations to produce “The Boogeyman.”

  • 06.19.18

    Will Streaming Help or Hinder Traditional Cinema’s Success?

    Manatt’s Sophia Yen, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, was quoted by Tech Radar for an article on traditional cinema in the age of streaming.

  • 06.15.18

    Movie Execs Not Threatened by Rise of Chinese Video Apps

    Manatt’s Sophia Yen, a partner in the firm’s entertainment, media and sports litigation practice, was quoted by South China Morning Post for an article on the rise of mobile video apps in China.

  • 06.04.18

    Trends Are Emerging in the AR/VR Startup Industry

    Manatt’s Scott Schwartz, a partner in the firm’s corporate and finance practice, was interviewed by Bloomberg Radio to discuss augmented reality and virtual reality startups.

  • 05.30.18

    Eleven Practices Receive National Recognition by Legal 500

    Manatt has received 11 national practice area rankings in the newly released 2018 edition of The Legal 500 United States, published on May 30, 2018.

  • 05.15.18

    SCOTUS Decision Paves Way for Regulated Sports Betting

    Manatt’s Robert Jacobs, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment, sports and media litigation practice, was interviewed by the Daily Journal for an article on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision that cleared a path for states to introduce regulated sports betting.

  • 05.03.18

    Manatt Practices Rank in 2018 Chambers USA Guide

    Chambers USA announced that it has ranked nine Manatt practices and 23 lawyers in its 2018 list of leading lawyers for business in the United States. In addition to the rankings, Manatt is a recognized practitioner in four areas, including Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance ...

  • 04.17.18

    Variety Profiles Two Manatt Teams in 2018 Legal Impact Report

    In its 2018 “Legal Impact Report,” Variety included two teams of Manatt partners—music group co-chairs Gary Gilbert and Jeff Biederman and deal team Lindsay Conner and Sophia Yen—among its list of key lawyers who are playing a critical role in the legal matters that are ...