• 09.22.16

    Chinese Investment in Film Industry Prompts Questions From Congress

    Variety interviewed Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, for an article about Congress’s concerns about the rise of Chinese investment in the film industry. A letter from sixteen members of Congress, written in early September, cited ...

  • 09.20.16

    Sony Pictures Partners With Reality One on VR Slate

    Variety covered Manatt’s role in Sony Pictures’ partnership with Reality One, an immersive media content studio, to develop, produce and finance a slate of virtual reality content. Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, drafted and handled ...

  • 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 ...

  • 09.16.16

    The Art of Handling TCPA Suits

    Law360 interviewed Manatt’s Christine Reilly, co-chair of the firm’s TCPA compliance and class action defense practice, for an article about the decisions that companies face when confronted with a TCPA suit.

  • 09.15.16

    Health Expenses Controlled by Increased Out-of-Pocket Costs

    Health Payer Intelligence interviewed Manatt’s Cindy Mann, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article about the how the Affordable Care Act has been beneficial for Americans, as well as what problems need to be fixed. Mann told the publication that the Affordable Care Act has contributed to ...

  • 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.

  • 09.10.16

    Reduced Federal Funding for ACA Would Mean Reducing Eligibility

    Modern Healthcare quoted Manatt’s Deborah Bachrach, a partner with Manatt Health, for an article about House Speaker Paul Ryan’s repeal-and-replace plan for the Affordable Care Act.Under Ryan's Medicaid block grant approach, Bachrach said states likely would receive reduced federal ...

  • 09.07.16

    States That Undermined ACA Now Face Additional Challenges

    The Los Angeles Times quoted Joel Ario, a managing director with Manatt Health, for an article about critics of the Affordable Care Act who have redoubled claims that the health law isn’t working. Many of those same critics, the publication says, are politicians who took steps over the last ...

  • 08.29.16

    Manatt Digital Launching Esports Startup Launchpad Contest

    Manatt Digital is sponsoring the Esports Startup Launchpad contest as part of Naruscope’s Esports & Casino Resorts conference at the SLS Las Vegas Casino and Resort on October 25 and 26, 2016. Entries must be submitted no later than October 4, 2016.   Designed to explore what ...

  • 08.25.16

    Pingtan Marine Enterprises Secures Dismissal of Class Action

    A multi-disciplinary litigation team led by Manatt partners Ron Blum and Yuri Mikulka secured a victory for Pingtan Marine Enterprises (PME), the second largest fishing and marine company in China, in a securities class action filed in the Southern District of New York. The district court ...



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