• 07.07.20

    Normal is Not

    Manatt appellate partner Benjamin Shatz authored an article for Daily Journal on the unusual and unexpected complexities that occur during extraordinary cases on appeal for his monthly “Exceptionally Appealing” column. In the article, Shatz detailed the process of an ideal appeal, ...

  • 07.02.20

    California’s Hazardous Waste Enforcement Scheme Could Spur Litigation

    Litigation partner Matthew Williamson and environment associate David McGrath authored an article for Bloomberg Law discussing how the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)’s 2019 Violations Scoring Procedure (VSP) upended enforcement proceedings and could lead to more ...

  • 06.25.20

    Strict Calif. Vapor Intrusion Guidance Threatens Development

    Peter Duchesneau and Charles White authored an article for Law360 discussing the California's draft supplemental guidance on screening and evaluating vapor intrusion.

  • 06.23.20

    Lessons From Failed Calif. Bill Protecting Small Biz Tenants

    Manatt Real Estate partner Grace Winters and counsel Ray Triana, and government and regulatory legislative advisor Delilah Clay authored an article for Law360 about lessons the real estate industry can learn from a failed California bill aimed at protecting small business tenants. In the article, ...

  • 06.22.20

    For Distressed M&A, An Alternative to Section 363 Sales

    Manatt corporate and finance partner Jason Taketa authored an article for Law360 on the potential uptick in distressed M&A activity resulting from the increased Chapter 11 bankruptcy case filings amid COVID-19. In the article, Taketa noted that although buyers and sellers can complete ...

  • 06.19.20

    State Assembly to vote on bill to bolster borrower, tenant protections

    Grace Winters, Linda Rangel and Jordan Tessier authored an article for Daily Journal on the importance for real estate professionals to understand what the impact of the failed Assembly Bill 2501 would have been, especially given the uncertain regulatory landscape amid COVID-19.

  • 06.08.20

    Careful, Complicated Planning Will Bring Fans Back

    Manatt Health managing director Robert Rebitzer and senior manager Emily Carrier, and Manatt Financial Services partner Scott Pearson coauthored an article for Sports Business Daily discussing the factors that sports teams and venues should consider ahead of reopening and the return of fans. In ...

  • 06.05.20

    Health Litigation Trends to Watch Now and After COVID-19

    Healthcare litigation partners Joseph Laska and Charles Weir, and associate Ji Won Kim coauthored an article for Law360 discussing healthcare litigation trends and issues in the short- and long-term that have been brought about due to the COVID-19 crisis as well as key topics beyond the current ...

  • 06.03.20

    Force Majeure During a Pandemic: What You Need to Know

    Grace Winters and Timi Anyon Hallem coauthored an article for Development Magazine discussing the force majeure provisions in contracts, and what real estate professionals should know in light of public health crises like the current COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 06.03.20

    CRE Loan Defaults: A Brief Guide for Lenders and Borrowers

    Clayton Gantz, Steve Edwards and Tom Muller coauthored an article for Development Magazine that outlines the economic impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the real estate industry.



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