• 04.21.16

    Phillips Remembers Former Client Prince

    The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Manatt's Lee Phillips, a senior partner in the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about Prince following his sudden passing on April 21. Phillips represented Prince during the artist's 20s, when he recorded his famous album Purple ...

  • 01.18.16

    Estates Profit off Keeping Artists' Work Alive

    The Washington Post interviewed Manatt's Gary Gilbert, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article on how musicians' estates maintain revenue streams by keeping the artists' work alive. The Washington Post reports that David Bowie's popularity and ...

  • 12.04.15

    Zuckerberg Chan Initiative Is Part of Broader Trend

    San Jose Mercury News interviewed Manatt's Jill Dodd, chair of the firm's Not-For-Profit Organizations practice, for an article on the controversy surrounding Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan's plans to donate 99 percent of their Facebook shares, now valued at ...

  • 09.15.15

    Potential Pitfalls of Non-Profit Fundraising

    The Chronicle of Philanthropy interviewed Manatt's Jill Dodd, chair of the firm's Estate Planning and Personal Representation practice, for an article on the consequences an organization could face if it accepts gifts from an intellectually frail donor. When fundraisers suspect a donor ...

  • 05.08.15

    More California Pet Owners Are Planning Ahead

    The San Francisco Chronicle interviewed Manatt's Veronica Cerruti, a partner in the firm's Family Wealth Transfer Planning & Trust and Estate Administration practice, for an article on the increasing number of pet owners in California who have been putting provisions for their animals ...

  • 03.30.15

    The Battle Over Robin Williams' Estate Begins

    Good Morning America interviewed Manatt's Andrew Bassak, a partner in the firm's Litigation practice, for a broadcast report on the court battle between Robin Williams' widow and his three children over who will get what of the late actor's estate.Good Morning America reports that ...

  • 01.26.15

    Competing Bodies of Law Behind Motown Legends' Dispute

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Mark Lee, a partner in the firm's Intellectual Property practice, for an article on a closely watched battle in the Central District between Smokey Robinson and ex-wife Claudette Robinson over who makes money off some of the most famous and lucrative ...