Sheppard Mullin Nabs Former Manatt IP Chair

Law360, New York (January 4, 2012, 6:13 PM EST) -- Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP has added the former chairwoman of Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP’s intellectual property practice group with a strong entertainment industry focus to its Los Angeles office, the firm said Tuesday.

Jill Pietrini said she was thrilled to join Sheppard Mullin, praising the strength and breadth of the firm’s 70-attorney-strong IP group, the reputation of its entertainment practice and the firm’s growth.

“Sheppard Mullin's successful expansion, entrepreneurial culture and support of diversity initiatives have also been very attractive to me," Pietrini...
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