• 08.18.16

    Marin County Victorious in Pension Spiking Dispute

    Law360 covered Manatt’s appellate victory on behalf of Marin County Employees’ Retirement Association and the Marin County Employees’ Retirement Association Board of Retirement, for which the firm helped secure a favorable decision in a dispute over “pension spiking.” ...

  • 06.07.16

    CA Controller Gets $59M for Failed Payroll System Implementation

    Law360 covered Manatt’s successful resolution of California’s dispute with its statewide payroll modernization project vendor over a failed payroll system implementation. The case, State Controller's Office v. SAP Public Services Inc., was settled on the eve of trial on June 6 on ...

  • 06.02.16

    CA High Court Will No Longer Depublish Opinions

    The Daily Journal quoted Manatt’s Benjamin Shatz, co-chair of the firm’s Appellate practice, for an article on the Supreme Court of California’s decision to abolish the depublication of lower court appellate opinions once cases have been granted high court review."This is ...

  • 05.18.16

    De la Cruz Recognized Among CA’s Top Young Lawyers

    In its May 18, 2016, edition, the Daily Journal recognized Manatt’s Victor De la Cruz, a partner in the firm’s Land Use practice, as one of the most talented young lawyers working in California today. De la Cruz is one of only 20 Southern California lawyers under the age of 40 to be ...

  • 05.04.16

    If Approved, CA’s Undocumented Could Get Healthcare

    CALmatters interviewed Manatt’s Michael Kolber, an associate in the firm’s Health practice, for an article about the possibility of providing access to health insurance for undocumented immigrants in California, a state that is proposing to allow them the option of buying a health plan ...

  • 09.27.15

    CA's Film Tax Credit Heightens Industry Competition

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article on why California's year-old Film and Television Tax Credit Program is receiving mixed reviews.The Daily Journal reports that the bill increased subsidy ...

  • 05.20.15

    Racing for the $1B CA Bullet Train Contract

    Reuters interviewed Manatt's Thomas McMorrow, a partner in the firm's Government and Regulatory practice, for an article on the international manufacturers that are competing for the estimated $1 billion contract in California's $68 billion bullet train project.While "bullet ...

  • 05.11.15

    CA’s Rees-Levering Act Requirements for Repossession Notices

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Ellen Marshall, a partner in the firm's Financial Services and Banking practice, for an article on the rising popularity of a decades-old California state law imposing strict disclosure requirements on auto lenders after repossessing a vehicle. ...

  • 04.02.15

    Potential Ethics Rule for CA Prosecutors

    The Daily Journal interviewed Manatt's Kenneth Julian, a partner in the firm's litigation practice, for an article on a new Star Bar panel's efforts to create a Brady-like rule in California.The Daily Journal reports that California is the only state that does not impose an ethical ...

  • 01.26.15

    AB 1710 Focuses on Reasonable Security Measures

    In a special Q&A, The Recorder interviewed Manatt's Donna Wilson, co-chair of the firm's Privacy and Data Security practice, for an article on a new California law, AB 1710, that went into effect Jan. 1, setting new standards for companies with data breaches to notify their customers.As ...