• 11.07.16

    Maricopa County Looks Forward to Shorter Lines at Polls

    12 News KPNX-TV, a local Arizona news station, interviewed Manatt’s John McGuinness, a partner in the firm’s litigation practice, for a segment on the wait times at polling places in Maricopa County, the largest county in Arizona. McGuinness and his team are credited with spurring the ...

  • 10.25.16

    Manatt Negotiates Plan to Help Assure Voting Efficiency in AZ

    Manatt's John McGuinness, a partner in the firm’s litigation practice, led a Manatt team that successfully negotiated with Arizona officials for an agreement that represents a major step forward in assuring the voting rights for individuals in the state’s Maricopa County are ...

  • 09.29.16

    Manatt Receives Western Center’s First-Ever Legal Services Pro Bono Award

    Manatt has been honored by the Western Center on Law & Poverty with its inaugural Max Gillam Award, a new recognition that will be presented each year to one law firm that has made an extraordinary contribution as co-counsel with the Western Center. The award has been initiated to memorialize ...

  • 03.16.16

    Ninth Circuit Immigration Victory Recognized by Daily Journal

    A Manatt team led by litigation associate Andrea Bird was honored with a 2016 CLAY Award by the Daily Journal for advancing the issue of transgender rights in the immigration law context by persuading a Ninth Circuit panel to grant relief to a transgender Mexican woman in the U.S. Recipients of ...

  • 01.25.16

    Bay Area Offices and Pro Bono Director Honored

    The Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area has selected Manatt's San Francisco and Silicon Valley offices, as well as Partner & Director of Pro Bono Services Scot Fishman, to receive its 2016 James T. Caleshu Award for the firm's outstanding work to ...

  • 11.11.15

    Swords to Plowshares' 2015 Pro Bono Partner of the Year

    Swords to Plowshares Honors Manatt at Veterans Day Celebration.Manatt received the "Pro Bono Partner of the Year" award from Swords to Plowshares, a not-for-profit organization serving veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area, at the organization's 19th Annual Veterans Day Dinner, held ...

  • 09.03.15

    Groundbreaking Victory Secured in Ninth Circuit for Transgender Immigrants

    An appellate team led by Manatt associate Andrea Bird, with support from the Public Law Center, secured a groundbreaking victory for transgender immigrants seeking relief from torture when the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit suspended the deportation of a transgender Mexican ...

  • 02.18.15

    Manatt Recognized by California Lawyer for Pro Bono Victory in Ollier v. Sweetwater

    California Lawyer magazine announced that partner Erin Witkow would be among the recipients of its 2015 Attorney of the Year (CLAY) award for her role on a trial team that advocated for the rights of female students athletes in Ollier v. Sweetwater Union High School District, et. al. The recipients ...

  • 09.12.14

    CA State Bar Honors OC Office With Pro Bono Award

    Firm Recognized for Pro Bono Leadership.Manatt's Orange County office received a President's Pro Bono Service Award from the State Bar of California at a reception on Sept. 12 in San Diego. Manatt was recognized for its significant pro bono efforts in immigration, domestic violence, ...

  • 06.16.14

    Public Law Center Names Manatt's Orange County Office "Law Firm of the Year"

    Firm Recognized for Its Pro Bono Efforts in Immigration and Domestic ViolenceManatt's Orange County office has been named "Law Firm of the Year" by the Public Law Center, a nonprofit committed to providing access to justice for low-income residents. Manatt is being honored for its ...



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