• New York City Government, Policy and Government Contracts

    Working with New York City government is as challenging and exhilarating as the city itself. With an operating budget of $82 billion and over 130 public agencies, boards and commissions, New York City government has an enormous scope of activities and annually procures $10 billion in diverse goods ...

  • New York State Government, Regulatory Policy and Government Contracts

    New York is a complex and diverse state to govern—and a notoriously challenging one in which to do business. Rife with contradictions, New York contains enclaves of great wealth and pockets of devastating urban and rural poverty. The state hosts the leading global financial center, preeminent ...

  • Privacy and Data Security

    Manatt’s multidisciplinary and global privacy and data security practice provides critical services at the intersection of corporate data and legal and operational risk.

  • Private Equity and Buyout

    Manatt's private equity team represents funds, investors and portfolio companies in transactions ranging from billion-dollar acquisitions to middle-market deals. We work with private equity funds and their portfolio companies at all stages, from fund formation to investment to disposition in ...

  • Private Wealth and Fiduciary Disputes

    Drawing on the decades of experience of our nationally recognized Estate Planning and Personal Representation practice, we understand these complex and often emotionally charged situations and provide a full scope of dispute resolution services to protect and defend our clients’ ...

  • Pro Bono

    Our clients have great expectations, and so do we. We believe that everyone should have equal access to the justice system. Simply put, pro bono is part of our culture.

  • Real Estate Litigation

    Litigation—whether it involves a purchase and sale contract, partnership agreement, commercial lease, property insurance policy, property tax assessment, design-build contract or title documents—is part of the real estate landscape. Typically beginning with a transaction of some sort, ...

  • Real Estate Transactions and Finance

    The commercial real estate sector is driven by a diverse set of market trends, from the expansion of young tech firms to rising foreign investment and the evolving work/life preferences of a growing millennial workforce that will increasingly influence retail and office property development and ...

  • Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs)

    In recent years, the popularity of special purpose acquisition companies has skyrocketed. These publicly traded companies, formed with the sole purpose of raising capital to acquire one or more unspecified businesses, provide a novel capital-raising alternative to initial public offerings.

  • Tax, Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation

    Our lawyers counsel corporations, partnerships and individuals on a broad range of federal, state, local and international tax matters. They have considerable experience providing long-range business tax planning and analyzing the tax aspects of corporate transactions, from mergers and acquisitions ...



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