• 01.05.18

    Priorities for CEOs, Boards Amid #MeToo

    Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, was quoted by Forbes for an article discussing priorities for CEOs and board members surrounding the #MeToo movement and the overall gender-equity public discussion. One priority, according to the ...

  • 12.14.17

    How the #MeToo Movement Impacts Women in Music

    Billboard interviewed Manatt’s Jeff Biederman, co-chair of the firm’s music practice, for an article that examines how the #MeToo movement could negatively impact women in the music industry. While large corporations have diversity requirements in place, smaller companies may be ...

  • 11.30.17

    How Sexual Harassment Allegations Can Cost Employers

    The Associated Press quoted Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, in an article examining how failure to address sexual harassment allegations can be costly for employers. Employees whose sexual harassment allegations have not been taken ...

  • 11.17.17

    White House’s Sexual Harassment Policy Falls Short

    Politico interviewed Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, for an article on the White House’s sexual harassment policy. The publication explained that a 2002 law shields the Executive Office of the President from sexual harassment ...

  • 11.16.17

    Crisis Management, Risk Assessment Rely on Preparedness

    Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, was quoted in a Forbes article about the state of crisis contingency planning and risk assessment in today’s climate. Noting the overwhelming number of natural and man-made tragedies over the ...

  • 10.20.17

    Music Business Buttons Up as Harvey Weinstein Falls

    Manatt’s Charles Biederman, co-chair of the firm’s music practice, spoke with Billboard about the music industry’s corporate policies in light of recent allegations against Harvey Weinstein. While allegations against Weinstein and other powerful figures in Hollywood ...

  • 09.06.17

    Silicon Valley Reaches Employment and Labor Law Crossroads

    Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, was interviewed for a Forbes article that discusses a new crossroads for Silicon Valley.   According to the publication, Silicon Valley firms face contentious labor and employment concerns in a ...

  • 06.26.17

    Shifting TV Landscape, New Media on Front Burner of SAG-AFTRA Negotiations

    The Recorder interviewed Manatt’s Alan Brunswick, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article on a potential actors’ strike.   As reported by The Recorder, SAG-AFTRA's roughly 160,000 members have been asked to authorize their ...

  • 06.02.17

    Releasing Internal Investigative Findings Not Necessary

    Corporate Counsel interviewed Manatt’s Deborah Kelly, a partner in the firm’s employment and labor practice, for an article about Uber’s internal investigation into allegations of sexism and sexual harassment at the company. As the investigation nears its end, the ride-hailing ...

  • 05.30.17

    Uber Engineer Fired for Withholding Key Evidence in Self-Driving Car Case

    The Washington Post interviewed Manatt’s Chris Broderick, a partner in the firm’s intellectual property practice, for an article on Uber’s decision to fire Anthony Levandowski, the star engineer at the center of the company’s high-stakes legal fight over driverless cars. ...