Benjamin G. Shatz

Mr. Shatz Co-Chairs Manatt’s Appellate Practice Group. He has briefed hundreds of civil appeals, writs and petitions to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals, California Supreme Court and California Courts of Appeal, covering areas of law including entertainment, copyright, trademark, employment, land use, banking, insurance, product liability, professional liability, wrongful death, punitive damages, class actions, anti-SLAPP and unfair competition.

Before joining Manatt, Mr. Shatz was in the appellate department of an international law firm. He also served as law clerk to The Honorable Robert J. Johnston, United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Nevada, and as extern to The Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. He is a frequent lecturer and author, having been published in California Litigation, California Lawyer, Los Angeles Lawyer, Inside Counsel, The Daily Journal, The Recorder, For the Defense, California Defender, CEB Civil Litigator Reporter, and many other legal publications.

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Areas of Practice 1) Appellate, 2) Class Actions, 3) Employment & Labor, 4) Entertainment & Media Litigation, 5) Environmental and Toxic Torts, 6) Financial Services Litigation, 7) Intellectual Property, 8) Litigation, 9) Real Estate Litigation, 10) Sports and 11) Unfair Competition Litigation
Law School Pepperdine University School of Law (J.D., 1992)
Most recent firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
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