Los Angeles, CA:

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA 90064
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    4.9/5.0 (72)
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REPRESENTATIVE CLIENTS: ADVERTISING: The Coca-Cola Company; Diageo North America; Den-Mat Corporation/Rembrandt Oral Care Products; D.L. Blair; DreamWorks; Dyson; E. & J. Gallo Winery; Eveready Battery Company, Inc.; Expedia; General Mills, Inc.; Harley-Davidson; Hilton Hotels Corporation; Jamba Juice; Kimberly-Clark Corporation; MasterCard International; Miller Brewing Company; Papa John's International, Inc.; Reader's Digest Association, Inc.; Schick Manufacturing, Inc.; Tommy Hilfiger; UniWorld Group, Inc.; Yahoo! Inc.; Zila Nutraceuticals. BANKING: Anworth Mortgage Asset Corporation; California National Bank; Citizens Business Bank; Comerica; Countrywide Credit Industries; Downey Financial Corp.; Greater Bay Bancorp; HSBC Holdings; Mid-State Bank; Pacific Capital Bancorp; Silicon Valley Bank; United PanAm Financial Corp.; Wachovia Corp. ENERGY, ENVIRONMENTAL & NATURAL RESOURCES: AES Corp.; BHP Billiton; British Petroleum; Constellation Energy Systems; Goodrich Corp.; Independent Energy Producers Association; Kinder Morgan; Plains Exploration & Production Company. ENTERTAINMENT: Time Warner; Anschutz Entertainment Group; Lions Gate Entertainment; Sony Pictures Entertainment; Beacon Pictures; Concord Music Group, Inc.; Tapestry Films; Michael Douglas; Robin Williams; Barbra Streisand; Cher; Dr. Phil; The Eagles; The Rolling Stones; Neil Young. GOVERNMENT: City of Los Angeles; City of Reno; Congressional Hispanic Caucus; D.C. Office of the Corporation Counsel; Los Angeles County; Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; Los Angeles Unified School District; Regents of the University of California; Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone. HEALTHCARE: Active Health Management; Ascension Health; Blue Shield of California; Catholic Healthcare West; D.C. Chartered Health Plans; CitiCare Family Services, Inc.; HealthSouth; Kindred Healthcare; Mariner Post Acute Network; Memorial Sloan Kettering; Nassau County; Northshore/Long Island Jewish Health System; NYC Health & Hospitals Corp.; Peak Medical Corp.; Pfizer, Inc.; ScrippsHealth; Sun Healthcare Group; Tenet Healthcare Corporation; Trinity Health System; William F. Ryan Community Health Center. INSURANCE: AFLAC; Allstate Insurance Co.; American Council of Life Insurance; American Heritage Life Insurance Company; Blue Shield of California; Farmer's Group, Inc.; Fidelity and Guaranty Life Insurance Company; Group Health Inc.; Hartford Insurance Company; Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; Monumental Life Insurance Company; Principal Life Insurance Company; Transamerica Occidental Life Insurance Company; UICI. INVESTMENT BANKING: Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc.; Credit Suisse First Boston; Friedman, Billings, Ramsey Group; First Albany Corp.; Goldman, Sachs & Co.; Lehman Brothers; Salomon Smith Barney; Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P. REAL ESTATE & LAND USE: Casden Properties; Fairfield Residential LLC; JER Hudson Housing Capital LLC; John Laing Homes; Kearny Real Estate Company; Lehman Housing Capital Inc.; Lennar Homes; Lowe Enterprises, Inc.; Mills Corp.; Phoenix Realty Group LLP; Playa Capital Co.; River Park Development; Sares-Regis Residential Group; The Irvine Company; Urban Partners. RETAIL & CONSUMER GOODS & SERVICES: 24 Hour Fitness; American Multi-Cinema; Del Taco; Jamba Juice Company; Mattel; The Scotts Company; True Religion Apparel, Inc. TECHNOOGY: ACS State and Local Solutions; Activision Inc.; Coverity, Inc.; Hewlett-Packard Co.; IAC/InterActive Corp.; Intuit; Macrovision Corp.; Oracle Corp.; Q-Logic Corp.; Science Applications International Corporation; Siebel Systems; Sun Microsystems; Ticketmaster Corp.; Unisys Corp.; Visto Corporation. TRANSPORTATION: Alaska Airlines; Boeing Co.; Mitsubishi Motors of America; Siemens Transportation; Toyota Motor Sales; Metropolitan Transit Authority of Los Angeles; Transport for London. VENTURE CAPITAL: Aspen Ventures; Draper Atlantic Fund; Draper Fisher Jurvetson; New Enterprise Associates; Sand Hill Capital; Silicon Valley Bancshares Strategic Investors Fund; Zone Ventures.
State Bar Summary:

Unless otherwise indicated All Members and Associates of the Firm are Members of The State Bar of California.

Partnership Information:

A Limited Liability Partnership including Professional Corporations

Areas of Practice (42)

Specific Areas of Practice for our Los Angeles office:

  • Litigation
  • Civil Trial Practice
  • Class Action Defense
  • Advertising Law
  • Marketing Law
  • Media Law
  • Financial Services Law
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Patents
  • Labor And Employment
  • National
  • International Arbitration
  • Mediation
  • Preventive Law
  • Securities
  • Business Law
  • Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Banking Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Reorganization
  • Corporate Finance
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Executive Compensation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Venture Capital
  • Private Equity
  • Government
  • Policy
  • Domestic Relations
  • International Government Affairs
  • Election Law
  • Campaign Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Land Use
  • Legislative Practice
  • Regulatory Advocacy
  • Global Business Expansion Strategies

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (72 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Benjamin Gross Shatz by a Sole Practitioner on 07/03/13 in Appellate Practice

    I consider Ben Shatz a role model for appellate attorneys--and attorneys in general. He combines his outstanding legal skills with a remarkable sense of responsibility and commitment toward his legal peers and the legal community.

    I consider Ben Shatz a role model for appellate attorneys--and attorneys in general. He combines his outstanding legal skills with a remarkable sense of responsibility and commitment toward his legal peers and the legal community. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Review for Benjamin Gross Shatz by a Member on 06/24/13 in Appellate Practice

    Superlative attorney. A go-to resource for me and my colleagues on appellate issues.

    Superlative attorney. A go-to resource for me and my colleagues on appellate issues. Read less

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