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Manatt is a long-time supporter of both Southwestern Law School and the Southwestern Alumni Association.  The law firm is a generous donor for the DVAI Fellows program and has hosted numerous Alumni events at the firm.  In addition, many of Manatt’s Southwestern partners and associates volunteer their time at the school as mentors and for programming for the Law Review, Moot Court Honors program and Trial Advocacy Honors program. 
 
Founded in 1965, Manatt is a national, multidisciplinary and integrated professional services firm known for quality and an extraordinary commitment to its clients. It is keenly focused on specific industry sectors, providing legal and consulting capabilities at the very highest levels to achieve clients’ objectives. The firm strives to be essential to its clients, pro bono partners and the Los Angeles community. From its roots in banking, entertainment and government, Manatt’s clients are now from industries as diverse as healthcare, financial services, media, technology, retail and consumer products, real estate, and energy.
 
Manatt spends nearly 25,000 hours every year giving back to the surrounding community. In some the firm’s recent work, it has argued against the addition of a citizenship question on the 2020 Decennial Census, set a far-reaching precedent by securing a victory on behalf of transgender immigrants seeking relief from abuse and neglect, and helped veterans gain access to benefits they had been denied for decades. In the Los Angeles office, Manatt’s attorneys take on leadership roles in local organizations and handle pro bono referrals from a variety of legal services including Public Counsel Law Center and Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Additionally, they serve as active and progressive leaders in bar associations and civic, cultural, educational, political and charitable activities.
 
Manatt’s offices are strategically located in Los Angeles, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Orange County and Chicago. The firm’s offices in Washington, D.C., Sacramento and Albany provide connections to many key government decision makers. Beyond this energizing work, the firm is deeply committed to diversity, to public service, to involvement in the communities we serve, and to excellence.
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