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We’re the most influential and in-demand law firm of our kind, where bona fide industry expertise meets unsurpassed advisory and practice area know-how

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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.

June 20, 2022

Reassessing Workplace Training, Parity

Dana Kravetz recently had an article published by Hotels Magazine titled, “Reassessing Workplace Training, Parity.” The piece covers how hotels and resorts can protect their brands and staff by focusing on training and gender parity in management.…

June 17, 2022
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The U.S. Supreme Court Hands Down a Very Employer-Friendly Arbitration Ruling

On June 15, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Viking River Cruises Inc. v. Moriana. The high court ruled that representative actions brought pursuant to the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) may be compelled to individual arbitration-a break from the position previously taken by the California Supreme Court in Iskanian v. CLS Transp. […]

June 6, 2022
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California’s High Court Characterizes Meal and Rest Period Premiums As Wages

In California, the failure to make timely payments for meal and rest period premiums can trigger waiting time penalties and wage statement violations. This is so because these premiums are considered to be wages, as has been recently confirmed by the California Supreme Court in Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc. For employers, the state high […]

May 26, 2022
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H.R. 4445 Is Now Law and the Scope of Arbitration Has Narrowed

Mandatory arbitration of sexual assault or sexual harassment claims is a thing of the past. Last month, the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act (H.R. 4445) was signed by President Joe Biden. With that, the Federal Arbitration Act was amended to allow victims of alleged sexual assault or sexual harassment-including the […]

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May 13, 2022

Sanford Michelman Designated a “Top 100 Lawyer”

The Los Angeles Business Journal continues to honor Sanford Michelman, most recently by naming him a “Top 100 Lawyer” for 2022. This comes on the heels of Sanford being designated as the LABJ’s “Litigation Attorney of the Year” in 2021 and his inclusion in the publication’s exclusive LA500, a list of the most influential people in the City of Angels.……

May 11, 2022
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Changes to the UCC Addressing Digital Assets Up for Consideration

It is no secret that buying, using and trading cryptocurrency and non-fungible tokens has become more and more commonplace. Less clear is whether crypto, like Bitcoin or Ethereum, is to be treated as money. Even more of a mystery to regulators and market participants alike is how security interests in digital assets can be perfected-this […]

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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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