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Manatt Announces the Advancement of 14 Professionals Across Various Practices Nationwide

Manatt, Phelps @ Phillips, LLP, a multidisciplinary, integrated professional services firm, announced today the advancement of 14 professionals, including 12 attorneys to partnership and the elevation of one consultant to managing director and one associate to counsel. All promotions are effective January 1, 2022.@These 14 professionals reflect the hustle, drive and collaboration that make...

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Seven Keys to Authentically Investing in Diverse Start-ups

In his latest@Entrepreneur@column, Manatt Digital and Technology Managing Director@Kalon Gutierrez@co-wrote with Partner Rustin Brown about how institutions, investors and entrepreneurs can @effectively ignite the fire of a burgeoning economy with diversity, equity and inclusion as a catalyst.@ In the article, the authors highlighted the need for financial institutions and investors to...

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New Class of Talent: NCAA NIL Changes and Implications for Brand, College and Athlete Stakeholders

The NCAA’s new NIL rules and state laws allow college athletes to profit from legitimate brand partnerships, opening opportunities for brands to engage fresh influencer talent and for college athletes to join the ranks of digital entrepreneurs.

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Manatt Represents Misfits Market in $225M Series C-1 Funding Round

Thomas Michael and Jonathan Simmons represented Misfits Market in its closing of a $225 million Series C-1 funding round led by technology-focused investment powerhouse SoftBank Vision Fund 2, with participation from leading Palo Alto-based venture capital firm Accel.

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Manatt Represents Sayari Labs in Its $40M Series C Equity Capital Raise

Scott Schwartz and Christopher Dayans represented Sayari Labs, Inc., a global leader in financial intelligence and supply chain risk solutions, in its $40 million Series C equity capital raise led by Centana Growth Partners, a specialized growth equity firm.

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Manatt’s East Coast Expansion Featured in The American Lawyer

The American Lawyer featured Manatt for its expansion on the East Coast@including the recent arrival of New York-based real estate Partner Ted Hunter@and how the firm@s hybridized model is attracting new talent.The publication reported that in the first half of 2021, the firm welcomed lateral hires from a variety of Am Law 100 firms looking to capitalize on its interdisciplinary model that...

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Manatt Represents Rocket Lawyer in $223M Financing

Manatt represented Rocket Lawyer, the digital legal services provider, in its major growth capital financing of $223 million led by Vista Credit Partners, a strategic credit investor and financing partner focused on the enterprise software, data and technology markets.

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Manatt’s New Arrivals and ‘Hybridized’ Legal and Consulting Model Featured in Reuters

Donna Wilson spoke with Reuters Legal about Manatt’s hybrid legal and consulting model and how it’s positioned to be a firm of the future by bringing “legal services, advocacy and business strategy” together in one place for its clients.
 

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Manatt Welcomes Digital and Technology Duo to Further Support Emerging Company and Venture Investing

Thomas Michael and Rustin Brown bring deep venture capital and emerging company experience, strengthening Manatt@s legal and consulting platform for entrepreneurs, business leaders and VCs on digital transformation strategiesManatt, Phelps @ Phillips, LLP, a multidisciplinary, integrated professional services firm, announced today that venture capital and emerging companies partners Thomas W...

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Rock Around the Block: Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Transaction and Regulatory Updates for 2021

It’s already been an epic year for blockchain, and it’s only March.

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