• 05.06.22

    Illinois Remote Notary Law May Guide Other States

    Manatt Financial Services Partners Brett Natarelli and Bryan Schneider, and Manatt Financial Services Associate Madelaine Newcomb wrote an article for Law360 on Illinois’ new electronic and remote notary law, which facilitates notaries in taking acknowledgments and jurats electronically, ...

  • 05.03.22

    Happy 50th Anniversary, CAAL

    For the 50th anniversary of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers (CAAL), Manatt Appellate Partner Benjamin Shatz discussed the reasons for the Academy’s creation and the context of its genesis in his latest “Exceptionally Appealing” column for Daily Journal.  In ...

  • 04.27.22

    Someday Your Price Will Come? Really?

    In Manatt Appellate Senior Counsel Michael Berger’s most recent column for Daily Journal, he examined a case in which the Louisiana state government failed to compensate landowners for damage done to their property after the court awarded a combined $10.5 million judgment. There was a ...

  • 04.24.22

    What Does Musk’s Offer For Twitter Say About Competition On Free Speech?

    In his latest Forbes column, Manatt Antitrust Partner David Reichenberg discussed the impact Elon Musk’s planned Twitter acquisition may have on free speech policies for companies, and why business leaders should be thinking about their own policies from a competitive differentiation ...

  • 04.05.22

    Bear With Us

    Manatt Appellate Partner Benjamin Shatz discussed the history and significance of the California State flag in his latest “Exceptionally Appealing” column for Daily Journal. He explained the origins of its design and its evolution from the historic “Todd Flag” to the modern ...

  • 04.04.22

    Calif. Mileage Limits Won't Solve Housing, Climate Problems

    Manatt Land Use Partner David Smith authored an article for Law360 on how vehicle miles traveled (VMT) regulations in California are failing to reduce the state’s carbon emissions and are harming lower-class and middle-class workers who must drive to earn their paycheck. Smith discussed how ...

  • 04.01.22

    Looking Inward to Grow Outward: Five Keys to Managing Human Capital Through Hyper-Growth

    In his latest Entrepreneur column, Manatt Digital and Technology Managing Director Kalon Gutierrez discusses the integral role human capital management plays in startups’ successful growth. Gutierrez notes that, although often overlooked, human capital is an integral component ...

  • 03.29.22

    California’s New Environmental Board Will Shake Up DTSC Oversight

    In an article for Bloomberg Law, Manatt Partner Matthew Williamson and Associate David McGrath discussed the creation of California’s new Board of Environmental Safety and its role in deciding appeals of the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s (DTSC) permitting decisions.According ...

  • 03.28.22

    The Unconstitutional Conditions Doctrine

    Manatt Appellate Senior Counsel Michael Berger authored an article for Daily Journal about how the unconstitutional conditions doctrine has historically affected takings law and how the Supreme Court has provided guidance on applying it to unique property cases.  In the article, Berger ...

  • 03.18.22

    NEM 3.0 Final Design Will Determine Fate of California’s Solar Market

    Manatt Energy and Environmental Senior Advisor Addison Berry and Manatt Real Estate Partner Elizabeth Levin co-authored an article for Daily Journal on “NEM 3.0," the California Public Utilities Commission's revised state net-metering framework, and its impact on the future of solar ...



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