• 03.23.12

    Manatt’s Advertising Practice a Finalist for 2012 Chambers USA Awards for Excellence

    The national Advertising, Marketing & Media practice of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, has been named a finalist for the Chambers USA 2012 Awards for Excellence. The awards honor outstanding law firms and lawyers across the United States, reflecting "both preeminence in key practice ...

  • 02.27.12

    A New Wave of Loan Maturities Expected in 2012

    GlobeSt.com interviewed Manatt’s Tom Muller, co-chair of the firm’s real estate and land us practice, for an article on why 2012 is expected to bring a new wave of defaults on commercial real estate loans.   Whether the lenders will be willing or able to refinance these loans is ...

  • 01.04.12

    Why Credit Ratings Are Drawing Criticism

    GlobeSt.com interviewed Manatt’s Tom Muller, co-chair of the firm’s real estate and land us practice, for an article on the criticism that credit ratings have drawn lately with regard to their role in the financial system.   Muller told the publication that ratings agencies came ...

  • 11.30.11

    AMEC Honors Manatt as Media & Entertainment Law Firm of the Year

    Manatt has been named the recipient of the Association of Media & Entertainment Counsel’s (AMEC’s) 2011 Law Firm of the Year Award. AMEC, the leading trade association serving general counsel and business affairs attorneys at major media and entertainment companies, will honor ...

  • 11.01.11

    Manatt Practices Ranked Among Top in Nation by U.S. News

    U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2011 - 2012 “Best Law Firms” rankings, marking the second edition of this highly anticipated annual analysis, with Manatt scoring four Tier 1 national rankings and 24 metropolitan designations.The rankings are presented in tiers ...

  • 10.17.11

    Learning Rights Law Center Honors Manatt for Pro Bono Victory

    Manatt received the Breaking Education Barriers Award from the Learning Rights Law Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to education equity. CBS-Los Angeles reporter Randy Paige presented Manatt with the award at the Center’s Cause for Celebration event, held October 15 in Marina del ...

  • 10.10.11

    LABJ Recognizes Manatt Partners as Top M&A Attorneys

    Manatt partners Gordon M. Bava and David M. Grinberg have been recognized as two of the city’s Top 40 M&A Lawyers in the October 10 Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Who’s Who in L.A. Law” report. For 2011, the annual report focused exclusively on ...

  • 10.10.11

    NLJ Features Julian’s Successful Defense of Transplant Doc

    The National Law Journal interviewed Manatt litigation partner Kenneth Julian for his successful representation of Dr. Richard Lopez, Jr., who was recently acquitted of charges he engaged in a cover-up following the misallocation of an organ while he served as head of a hospital’s liver ...

  • 10.07.11

    Best Lawyers Recognizes Manatt Partners as “Lawyers of the Year”

    The Best Lawyers in America recognized Manatt partners Thomas D. Phelps, Michael M. Berger, Daniel B. Higgins, and L. Peter Parcher for inclusion in its “Lawyers of the Year” list. The organization designated only one attorney from their previously announced Best Lawyers list in each ...

  • 10.01.11

    Julian Secures Acquittal of Liver Transplant Doc

    The Los Angeles Times covered the acquittal of Manatt client Dr. Richard R. Lopez Jr., who once ran the liver transplant program at St. Vincent Medical Center, of charges that he led a conspiracy to cover up the misallocation of an organ in 2003. At issue was what role Lopez may have played in an ...