• 10.03.22

    Manatt Professionals File Amicus Brief Supporting Enrollees of Medicaid and Other Public Programs

    Manatt professionals filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in connection with Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County v. Talevski, a case concerning the ability of beneficiaries in Medicaid and other public programs to sue state actors in court based on alleged violations of ...

  • 08.29.22

    Manatt Obtains Asylum for LGBTQIA+ Nigerian Client

    A Manatt team including Michelle Ceralvo, Barry Lee, Sirena Castillo and Alexandra McCown successfully represented a Nigerian asylum seeker—referred to as RL—who fled his home country following physical violence and abuse, harassment, and threats of imprisonment made against him ...

  • 08.17.22

    Berger Files Amicus Brief for Buckeye Institute in Louisiana Takings Case

    Manatt Appellate Senior Counsel Michael Berger filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of independent research institution The Buckeye Institute in a U.S. Supreme Court case over property seizures under the Fifth Amendment.  The challenge in this case discusses whether a state provision ...

  • 08.17.22

    California Supreme Court Provides Direction to State Courts Issuing SIJS Predicate Orders

    Manatt is pleased with the California Supreme Court’s opinion in Guardianship of S.H.R., which clarified the standards that state courts must follow when ruling on requests to make predicate findings needed for an immigrant child’s petition to the federal government for Special ...

  • 07.28.22

    Manatt Obtains Asylum for LGBTQIA+ El Salvadoran Client

    A Manatt team including Misa Eiritz, Sirena Castillo and Alexandra McCown successfully represented an El Salvadoran asylum seeker—referred to as MM—who fled his home country following abuse, harassment and threats made against him for his sexual orientation before the United States ...

  • 06.30.22

    Manatt Files Amicus Briefs in Support of Pittsburgh’s Requests to Appeal Gun Ordinance Decision

    Manatt filed two amicus briefs in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court on behalf of Brady, an organization focused on gun violence prevention, supporting the City of Pittsburgh’s requests to appeal rulings (Firearm Owners Against Crime, et al. v. City of Pittsburgh, et al.) that invalidated three ...

  • 06.15.22

    Manatt Named to PILI's 2022 Pro Bono Recognition Roster

    Manatt was recognized by Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) on its 2022 Pro Bono Recognition Roster, which honors law firms and corporations that have made significant commitments and contributions to pro bono in Illinois. Manatt is among 42 firms and companies on this year’s list. ...

  • 06.03.22

    Four Manatt Professionals Named to D.C. Courts’ 2021 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll

    Manatt Partners Megan Christensen and Deborah Kelly, Counsel David Schur, and Associate Douglas Smith were named to D.C. Courts’ 11th annual Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll. This list recognizes attorneys who have contributed 50 hours or more of pro bono work to those who cannot afford legal ...

  • 05.19.22

    Manatt Represents Lower Brule Sioux Tribe In Fight for Access to Electoral Rights

    Manatt is proud to join the Native American Rights Fund, Public Counsel, the Law Office of Bryan Sells and the Law Office of Randy Seiler to file a lawsuit on behalf of the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe and individual voters against the Lyman County Board of Commissioners for supporting an unfair ...

  • 05.11.22

    Manatt Joins Lawyers for Good Government to Provide Pro Bono Legal Aid to Ukrainians

    Manatt is proud to join more than 130 major law firms and companies to help Ukrainian nationals receive access to a special form of immigration relief in the United States known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS).Led by Lawyers for Good Government (L4GG) and Kirkland & Ellis LLP, the coalition ...



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