• 03.20.17

    Bohannon Lands $145M Construction Loan for Silicon Valley Office Project

    Law360 covered Manatt’s representation of Bohannon Cos. in negotiating a $145 million construction loan via Square Mile Capital Management LLC. The Manatt team was led by Clay Gantz, a partner in the firm’s real estate practice.Bohannon’s loan will be used to develop a ...

  • 12.15.16

    Traditional Bank Financing in Real Estate Slowed in 2016

    Law360 interviewed Manatt’s Tom Muller, co-chair of the firm’s real estate practice, for a review of trends in the 2016 real estate market. The first issue listed by the publication was financing woes: although deal activity remained strong, commercial real estate firms did encounter ...

  • 11.01.16

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

    U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have included Manatt in nine Tier 1 national practice rankings and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for the 2017 “Best Law Firms” guide. The firm has also been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Advertising Law and Entertainment Law ...

  • 09.20.16

    Lowe Enterprises Joint Venture Acquires Bay Area Office Asset

    Commercial Property Executive covered the purchase of a Walnut Creek office asset for $36 million by a joint venture between Cigna Realty Investors and Lowe Enterprises Investors. Manatt’s Timi Hallem, a partner in the firm’s real estate practice, represented Lowe Enterprises Investors ...

  • 09.12.16

    Cooke, De la Cruz and Seiling Among L.A.’s “Most Influential Lawyers”

    In a supplement published on September 12, 2016, the Los Angeles Business Journal recognized Manatt partners Michelle Cooke, Victor De la Cruz and Brad Seiling among the city’s most influential minority lawyers. They are three of only 40 lawyers to be recognized.

  • 08.15.16

    Best Lawyers Names Three Partners “Lawyers of the Year”

    Manatt partners Jill Dodd, Jim Lytle and George Soneff have been named “Lawyers of the Year” for 2017 by Best Lawyers in America. Each year, only one lawyer from each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the Lawyer of the Year.The Lawyer of the Year honor ...

  • 08.10.16

    Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding on the Rise

    The Commercial Real Estate Show featured Manatt’s Brian Korn, chair of the firm’s digital finance and marketplace lending practice, in a segment about commercial real estate crowdfunding.When asked about the advantages and disadvantages of the model that have been impacting the growth ...

  • 08.10.16

    1031 Alternatives to Explore During CA’s Real Estate Boom

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Michael Polentz, co-chair of the firm’s real estate practice, for an article about California real estate firms’ struggle to find properties that will allow them to apply 1031 like-kind exchanges, which are used to pass capital gains tax obligations to new ...

  • 08.08.16

    Advice for Closing Real Estate Deals

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Grace Winters, an associate in the firm’s real estate practice, for advice on how to avoid some of the situations that could derail a real estate deal.“Real estate lawyers should not hesitate to consult other legal experts — such as environmental, tax ...

  • 06.15.16

    Legal 500 Ranks Manatt Practices in National 2016 Guide

    Manatt has received seven national practice area rankings in the newly released 2016 edition of The Legal 500 United States, published on June 15, 2016. Additionally, three Manatt partners—Linda Goldstein, Robert Belfort and Linda Tiano—were recognized as "Leading Lawyers" in ...