As Manatt, Phelps & Phillips continues to build out its legal and consulting teams for digital and technology clients, the firm has brought on two partners in Northern California.

Timothy Lohse, a patent attorney who spent about 26 years at DLA Piper and its predecessor firm GrayCary, joins the firm’s technology and intellectual property litigation practice in Palo Alto. Michel Narganes, most recently a partner at Crowell & Moring, joins the firm’s digital and technology transactions practice in San Francisco.