Matthew S. Manacek

Associate
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Matthew Manacek is a litigation associate at Larson LLP LLP. His practice focuses on high-stakes commercial litigation, white collar litigation, and investigations. Matthew's experience includes representing plaintiffs and defendants in corporate and consumer fraud actions and assisting corporations in state and federal investigations. He has represented companies in the entertainment, financial services, and oil & gas industries.

Before joining Larson LLP LLP, Matthew was a summer associate at an Am Law 100 law firm in Chicago. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California Gould School of Law and DePaul University, where he graduated magna cum laude with a degree in finance. During law school, Matthew was Senior Editor of the Interdisciplinary Law Journal and interned at Ticketmaster. 

Daily Journal

Large civil jury trial begins in San Bernardino

After Larson LLP successfully opposed the defendants' appeal, the jury trial for Freeman v. Board of Trustees of the California State University et al. is underway in San Bernardino County.

Daily Journal

County agrees to pay $65M to acquitted developer

San Bernardino County, Colonies Partners L.P., and Jeffrey Burum reached a $65 million settlement to resolve the First Amendment civil case, retaliation, and malicious prosecution.

Law360

County settles 'retaliatory prosecution suit'

San Bernardino County will pay $65 million to end the federal court suit accusing the county of the retaliatory investigation and malicious prosecution of Jeffrey Burum, the parties announced on Nov. 24, 2020.

Los Angeles Business Journal

Larson LLP named among L.A.’s most admired firms

Larson LLP is recognized as one of the “Most Admired Law Firms: L.A.’s Top Firms to Work For” of 2020 for consciously working toward creating a diverse, positive, and supportive environment to help drive the firm’s success.

Larson O'Brien Press Release

County loses bid to dismiss Colonies lawsuits

A new ruling by a federal judge leaves San Bernardino County facing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages over the politically motivated, 20-year persecution of Larson O'Brien client Jeff Burum and his company, Colonies Partners.

Daily Journal

Developer & officials acquitted of bribery can sue

San Bernardino County, its former district attorney, and his staff can be sued by Larson O'Brien client Jeff Burum and former county officials for alleged retaliation and malicious prosecution, a federal judge ruled on July 29, 2020.

San Bernardino Sun

Judge OKs trial against San Bernardino County

A federal judge on July 29, 2020 denied a request by San Bernardino County to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Larson O'Brien client Jeff Burum alleging malicious prosecution in a nearly decade-long public corruption case that ended in his acquittal.

Larson O'Brien joins Law Firm Antiracism Alliance

The national coalition of law firms aims to create large-scale, coordinated pro bono projects that address systemic racism.

Firm joins L.A. Represents pro bono initiative

Mayor Eric Garcetti's pro bono initiative is composed of top Los Angeles law firms providing free legal services to residents facing hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Law360

Live Nation, others cut loose from IP fight

U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez granted Live Nation's motion to dismiss producer Darryl Payne's copyright claims

  • EDUCATION

    University of Southern California Gould School of Law, J.D.

    DePaul University, B.S., magna cum laude

  • ADMISSIONS

    California
    U.S.D.C. Central District of California
    U.S.D.C. Northern District of California