• 01.17.18

    Brisbane City Addresses Complicated Issue – Housing – in Bay Area

    The San Francisco Business Times interviewed Manatt’s Tom McMorrow, chair of the firm’s California state government and regulatory policy and government contracts practice, for an article on the controversy surrounding a proposed housing development project on Brisbane City’s ...

  • 11.01.17

    U.S. News, Best Lawyers Recognize Manatt Practices as Top in Nation

    Manatt practices earned nine Tier 1 national designations and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan designations in the 2018 Best Law Firms guide, an annual ranking in which U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers analyze the country’s top law firms. In addition, Manatt was recognized as Law Firm of ...

  • 07.31.17

    Brown, Kieffer, Specht Celebrated Among LA’s Most Influential

    In its second annual edition of “The Los Angeles 500: The Most Influential People in Los Angeles,” the Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Manatt’s Kathleen Brown, George Kieffer and Lisa Specht among a list of the city’s leaders across entertainment, sports, technology, ...

  • 07.27.17

    Manatt Named to American Lawyer’s A-List Top 20

    Manatt has been named to The American Lawyer’s “A-List” ranking of the top 20 law firms in the nation for 2017.   The A-List rankings, which The American Lawyer says include “the most elite law firms in America,” are based on results in five areas: revenue per ...

  • 06.07.17

    Tribal Consultations: A Lesson From the Standing Rock Dispute

    Law360 interviewed Manatt’s Craig Moyer, co-chair of the firm’s energy practice, for an article on why energy infrastructure developers should consider reaching out and ironing out potential disputes with Native American tribes early on in a project.  Law360 reports that although ...

  • 05.30.17

    De la Cruz Predicts Demolition for Bel-Air Mega-Mansion

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Victor De la Cruz, co-chair of the firm’s land use practice, on what he expects to happen to a partially-constructed Bel-Air mega-mansion now that its owner, luxury developer Mohamed Hadid, has pleaded no contest to charges over allegations of municipal code ...

  • 03.20.17

    Bohannon Lands $145M Construction Loan for Silicon Valley Office Project

    Law360 covered Manatt’s representation of Bohannon Cos. in negotiating a $145 million construction loan via Square Mile Capital Management LLC. The Manatt team was led by Clay Gantz, a partner in the firm’s real estate practice.Bohannon’s loan will be used to develop a ...

  • 11.01.16

    U.S. News Ranks Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation

    U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have included Manatt in nine Tier 1 national practice rankings and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for the 2017 “Best Law Firms” guide. The firm has also been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Advertising Law and Entertainment Law ...

  • 09.12.16

    Cooke, De la Cruz and Seiling Among L.A.’s “Most Influential Lawyers”

    In a supplement published on September 12, 2016, the Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Manatt partners Michelle Cooke, Victor De la Cruz and Brad Seiling among the city’s most influential minority lawyers. They are three of only 40 lawyers to be recognized.

  • 08.15.16

    Best Lawyers Names Three Partners “Lawyers of the Year”

    Manatt partners Jill Dodd, Jim Lytle and George Soneff have been named “Lawyers of the Year” for 2017 by Best Lawyers in America. Each year, only one lawyer from each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the Lawyer of the Year.The Lawyer of the Year honor ...