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Go-to lawyers for “bet-the-company” legal matters

M&R is a full-service, national law firm that boasts a remarkable record of litigation, transactional and regulatory successes in the most consequential matters. Our attorneys, from the co-founders on down, are fully engaged, unrelenting yet always professional, and equal parts strategic, practical, entrepreneurial and cerebral—subject matter and practice area pros who immerse themselves in our clients’ businesses and are sought after for their proven industry expertise.

Industry Focus

Our lawyers bring to the table tangible, real-world experience in our clients’ businesses. It’s this breadth of knowledge across industries that drives superior results for some of the most dynamic and well-known companies, individuals and entrepreneurs here in the U.S. and abroad.

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Legal Expertise

When clients have their backs up against the proverbial wall, we’re their first call. That’s because the legal professionals at M&R—among the best in their respective practice areas—stand ready to offer business-first solutions and handle the most complex cases and challenging transactions.

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Culture & Diversity

At M&R, we foster an inclusive environment where everyone has a voice, no matter their background, culture, ethnicity, orientation or position. This encourages healthy internal debate and innovative, strategic thinking that inures to the benefit of our client base, which itself is as diverse as the firm.

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The legal and business communities continue to shower praise upon M&R. The firm and its lawyers are regularly recognized with awards and honors that highlight our extraordinary work and culture and set us apart from our peers in the legal marketplace. Click below for a sampling of accolades.

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Right lawyers,
right approach

M&R has assembled a roster of powerhouse litigators, transactional attorneys and regulatory authorities totally committed to meeting and exceeding our clients’ expectations and achieving their objectives. Need legal representation that’ll give opposing counsel reason to pause? Well, look no further.

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Insights &
media mentions

Lawyers at M&R are industry-focused thought leaders consistently making headlines and providing commentary on topics of interest to our clients and friends. Take a look at our latest insights and media mentions.

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May 24, 2023
Media Mentions

Appeals Court Gives Clarity to Voluntary Dismissals, but Inconsistency Among Judges Remains

Seth Darmstadter, M&R’s Class Action & Complex Litigation Practice Leader, was quoted in an article just published by the National Law Journal titled, “Appeals Court Gives Clarity to Voluntary Dismissals, but Inconsistency Among Judges Remains.” In the piece, Seth commented on a new opinion issued by the 11th Circuit clarifying that Rule 41 of the……

May 24, 2023
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Dallas ransomware 3 weeks later: Scope of attack still unclear

Matthew Yarbrough has been quoted once again in connection with the ransomware attack that hit the city of Dallas on May 3, resulting in disruption to administrative functions. This time, Matt’s insights were included in a Dallas Morning News article titled, Dallas ransomware 3 weeks later: Scope of attack still unclear” published on May 24,……

May 23, 2023
Media Mentions

US Supreme Court rules against Andy Warhol Foundation in dispute with rock photographer

Nicole Haff was quoted in an article published by the Global Legal Post titled, “US Supreme Court rules against Andy Warhol Foundation in dispute with rock photographer.” In the piece, Nicole comments on the high court’s finding being consistent with the purpose of the Copyright Act.…

May 22, 2023
M&R Blog

The Pros and Cons of S Corporation Election 

For many in business thinking about incorporating, electing S corporation status may be the way to go. The reason is simple: tax avoidance.  By choosing to become S corporations, small and medium size businesses are able to pass corporate income, losses, deductions, and credits through to their shareholders for federal tax purposes. In doing so, […]

May 22, 2023
M&R Blog

Fair Use Under the U.S. Supreme Court’s Microscope 

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court rendered a decision of great importance in the world of copyright law in a case titled Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith et al. Michelman & Robinson, LLP reports.   A Bit of Background   Lynn Goldsmith is a professional photographer of notoriety who has photographed various musicians ranging from Led […]

May 19, 2023
Media Mentions

3 Things Employers Should Know About EEOC’s AI Guidance

Bryan Johnson has been quoted in a Law360 article titled, “3 Things Employers Should Know About EEOC’s AI Guidance,” published on May 19, 2023. In the piece, Bryan comments on best practices when it comes to the interplay between artificial intelligence-based software and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act.…

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Looking to begin or advance your legal career? If so, consider exactly what you want in a law firm. An extraordinary clientele? A national, even global, footprint? A collaborative, team environment? We check all those boxes and then some.

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A presence from coast-to-coast and a reach that’s global

M&R is headquartered in Los Angeles and has additional offices in Orange County (California), San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Chicago and New York City.

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