Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, which has taken a beating for its work for the Jamaican government, is working hard to clear its name in a battle with a former adversary closer to home. In a 41-page cert petition filed this week with California's Supreme Court, Manatt and a team led by Quinn Emanuel national appellate practice chair Kathleen Sullivan argued that legal issues surrounding a malicious prosecution suit filed by The Franklin Mint were muddled enough to require clarification by the state's highest court.
Manatt Tries to Beat Back Malicious Prosecution Lawsuit
The American Lawyer
June 18, 2010