• 02.20.18

    U.S. to Pay Hahm, Levand $30.2M for Land Seized in Mojave Desert

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s successful representation, led by partner Edward Burg, of Hahm International Inc. and Levand Steel & Supply Corp. in their eminent domain lawsuit against the United States. A federal jury verdict in the U.S. District Court of California found that the ...

  • 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 ...

  • 06.05.17

    Legal 500 US Recognizes Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation

    Manatt has received nine national practice area rankings in the newly released 2017 edition of The Legal 500 United States. Additionally, two Manatt partners—Robert Belfort and Lindsay Conner—were recognized in the elite "Leading Lawyers" list for their areas.  The Legal ...

  • 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 ...

  • 11.16.16

    Golden State Water to Keep Water Facilities in Claremont, CA

    The Daily Journal covered Manatt’s victory in a closely-watched eminent domain case against the city of Claremont’s bid to take over its water facilities from Golden State Water Company. In a tentative decision, Superior Court Judge Richard L. Fruin, Jr., said that he was denying ...

  • 11.03.16

    Key Takeaways From the Major Berkeley Victory

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Andrew Bassak, a partner in the firm’s litigation practice, for an article about his recent CEQA victory in the city of Berkeley, California. Winning approval for the Berkeley Plaza project, located near the downtown Berkeley BART station, is a major milestone due ...

  • 12.15.15

    Challenges Persist Against Celebrity Developer

    The Los Angeles Times interviewed Manatt's Victor De la Cruz, a partner in the firm's Real Estate and Land Use practice, about his representation of a Bel-Air resident against celebrity developer Mohamed Hadid, who is facing criminal charges over allegations that he failed to halt ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 06.25.14

    Legal 500 Ranks Manatt Practices in National Guide

    Manatt has garnered seven national practice area rankings in the newly released 2014 edition of The Legal 500 United States, published on June 25, 2014. Three Manatt partners, Robert Belfort, Linda Goldstein and David Grinberg, were also recognized as "Leading Lawyers" in their areas.The ...