• 08.17.15

    Four Partners Named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers

    Berger, Hori, Marshall and Parcher Honored as Standouts for 2016.Manatt partners Michael M. Berger, Susan K. Hori, Ellen R. Marshall, and L. Peter Parcher have been named "Lawyers of the Year" for 2016 by Best Lawyers in America. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated ...

  • 07.27.15

    Manatt Appellate Co-Chair Comments on California Water Rights

    E&E Daily interviewed Manatt's Michael Berger, co-chair of the firm's Appellate practice, for an article on whether drought-stricken California can take away water rights.If the state gets more aggressive in requiring irrigation districts to curtail water use, lawyers think that the ...

  • 07.06.15

    Law360 Quotes Manatt Real Estate Co-Chair on Impact of California Water Cuts

    Law360 interviewed Manatt's Michael Polentz, co-chair of the firm's Real Estate and Land Use practice, for an article on the new laws and regulations of 2015 that California developers and real estate investors are closely watching. One mandate cuts water usage across the state by 25%, ...

  • 06.03.15

    Seven Practices Receive Top National Rankings by Legal 500

    Manatt has received seven national practice area rankings in the newly released 2015 edition of The Legal 500 United States, published on June 3, 2015. Three Manatt partners, Robert Belfort, Linda Goldstein and David Grinberg, were also recognized as "Leading Lawyers" in their areas. ...

  • 05.19.15

    Chambers USA Recognizes Manatt Practices in 2015 Guide

    Manatt announced today that Chambers USA has named 11 practices and 26 firm lawyers among its 2015 list of leading lawyers for business in the United States.Each year since 1990, Chambers USA has identified and ranked law firms and lawyers on several factors and considerations investigated by ...

  • 04.07.15

    Controversial Bel-Air Mansion Violates Zoning Codes

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt's Victor De la Cruz, a partner in the firm's Real Estate and Land Use practice, for an article on a controversial hilltop mansion in Bel-Air. Los Angeles building inspectors recently ordered the mansion's developer to demolish and remove all ...

  • 02.24.15

    Muller Discusses Indemnity Provisions

    Manatt's Tom Muller, co-chair of the firm's Real Estate and Land Use practice, spoke with GlobeSt.com for a Q&A-style article on the effects of adding an indemnity on top of standard contract remedies.Muller told the publication that many real estate agreements-particularly loan ...

  • 11.03.14

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

    U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2015 "Best Law Firms" rankings, with Manatt scoring seven Tier 1 national rankings and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan designations in the fifth edition. In addition, the firm has been named "Law Firm of the Year" in Advertising ...

  • 09.30.14

    Manatt Partner Lisa Specht Featured in C-Suite Quarterly's "On the Board"

    C-Suite Quarterly profiled Manatt'sLisa Specht, a partner in the firm's Real Estate and Land Use practice, in its "On the Board" section of the latest issue. The section profiles accomplished, tenured professionals who are in high demand for their time but also provide support ...

  • 09.08.14

    Law360 Quotes Manatt Real Estate Co-Chair on Japan's Latest Investments in California

    Law360 turned to Manatt's Michael Polentz, co-chair of the firm's Real Estate and Land Use practice, for an article on why Japanese investors are getting back into California real estate.Law360 reports that, in stark contrast to a quarter-century earlier, Japanese investors are staying away ...