• 05.27.16

    Manatt Practices Recognized in Chambers USA 2016

    Manatt has been recognized as a top-ranked law firm by Chambers USA. The rankings highlight ten practices and 25 lawyers in the 2016 list of America’s leading lawyers for business, in addition to being recognized as a noted firm in the areas of Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance ...

  • 04.21.16

    Phillips Remembers Former Client Prince

    The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Manatt's Lee Phillips, a senior partner in the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about Prince following his sudden passing on April 21. Phillips represented Prince during the artist's 20s, when he recorded his famous album Purple ...

  • 04.20.16

    Four Hailed as Hollywood "Power Lawyers"

    The Hollywood Reporter selected four Manatt attorneys—senior partner L. Lee Phillips and partners Lindsay Conner, John Gatti and Gary Gilbert—for its 2016 "Power Lawyers" feature, which spotlights the 100 most influential attorneys in Hollywood. Each year, the publication ...

  • 04.12.16

    Conner Named to Variety's Legal Impact Report

    In its 2016 Legal Impact Report, Variety recognized Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for his contributions to the industry.Variety profiled Conner's representation of Sony Pictures Entertainment in two deals equaling more than $1 billion, ...

  • 04.08.16

    Chinese Film Acquisition Prompts Policy Questions

    The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about Chinese real estate and investment conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group's strategy for its recently-acquired American media company, Legendary ...

  • 03.10.16

    Chinese Conglomerate Seeks Soft Power in Entertainment

    The Hollywood Reporter interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about Chinese real estate conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group's recent involvement in AMC Entertainment's purchase of Carmike. AMC Entertainment is ...

  • 03.07.16

    The Increasingly Global Film Industry

    Screen Daily interviewed Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, for an article about how China's collaborations with the U.S. are shaping the global film industry."It took a few years in which the two sides had to learn to be comfortable ...

  • 03.05.16

    Chinese Billionaire Continues to Invest in Hollywood

    The Los Angeles Times quoted Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, in an article about China's wealthiest man's, Wang Jianlin's, proposed $1.1-billion acquisition of Carmike Cinemas. Wang owns AMC Entertainment, as well as China's ...

  • 03.03.16

    Chinese Investors Look to Hollywood

    Variety quoted Manatt's Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, in an article about Chinese investors' increasing interest in the Hollywood film industry."China and Hollywood finally have become comfortable working together," said Conner. ...

  • 02.25.16

    Legal Battle Spotlights Abuse in Music Industry

    U.K. publication The Telegraph quoted Manatt's Gary Gilbert, co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media practice, and partner Jordan Bromley in an article about the ongoing legal battle between pop star Kesha and her producer, Dr Luke.Bromley said that allegations of sexual abuse in the ...