Firm Profile

Morris, Manning & Martin is a full-service law firm with national and international reach. We dedicate ourselves to the constant pursuit of your success. To provide you with optimal value, we combine market-leading legal services with a total understanding of your needs to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and opportunity.

Key Service Areas

Client-Centered Enterprise

Our success as a law firm hinges on our ability to help clients consistently meet their legal and business objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner. We realize that our clients’ success is the only measure of our success. With that aim, we pursue a client-focused strategy to ensure that we have and continue to develop leading lawyers in fields of importance to our clients - fields where we can provide greater value because of our depth of knowledge. Our end goal is to provide exceptional value for each client, which includes understanding existing laws as well as issues on the horizon; navigating through regulatory obstacles; providing access to complementary parties, such as investment banks or accounting firms, that may need to be called upon for a client; and remaining vigilant in our pursuit of cost-effective and quality counsel.

Industry Leadership

Complex legal issues require advocates who understand business. A good business lawyer needs to be more than just a legal expert. He or she also must be an ally in helping clients build their companies and become industry successes. We anticipate and address the rapid changes in financial markets, technologies, regulations and operations that affect our clients. From serving as a leading national real estate transactions firm, to defending Fortune 50 companies in nationwide class action litigation, to spearheading groundbreaking environmental legislation, to looking beyond today to developing practices that will benefit our clients' needs tomorrow – Morris, Manning & Martin’s lawyers have earned a national reputation for our commitment to excellence.

Diversity in the Workplace

Achieving greater diversity within the firm is essential to delivering excellent service to our clients. As a firm that serves a wide array of regional, national and international companies and institutions, we understand that having a diverse complement of lawyers and staff gives our clients a greater breadth of perspective, thereby contributing to the success of our firm and our clients.

Firm Spirit

Our practice of law gains value through community involvement. Our lawyers handle hundreds of pro bono matters covering a broad range of issues, such as civil rights, international human rights, child advocacy, special education, access to public benefits, asylum, and the representation of numerous nonprofit organizations. Our goal is to find opportunities that match the personal interests of our lawyers and opportunities that make a difference.

Firm Profile

Fast Facts

  • Corporate: MMM is ranked among the leading law firms in the U.S. for public securities offerings. In the past year, we have handled five IPOs with a combined market value of over $8.8 billion.
  • Corporate: MMM is nationally ranked among the Top 50 leading law firms for venture capital financing. In the past two years, we have averaged over 50 VC transactions per year.
  • Corporate: MMM is a Top 10 firm for public offerings in multiple industry areas.
  • Employment: Over the last 20+ years, MMM has secured outright victories (not settlements) in 32 cases.
  • Employment: MMM's winning streak continues for a leading healthcare system! No losses in 17 years for employment client.
  • Environmental: MMM was lead environmental and real estate counsel on the largest brownfield redevelopment in U.S. history.
  • Green: MMM is real estate and construction counsel to a leading Southeast bank for the nation's first green affordable housing project.
  • Healthcare: MMM serves as sole healthcare and regulatory compliance counsel for the largest consortium of hospitals in Georgia.
  • Insurance: In the past two years, MMM has provided regulatory counsel for insurance restructuring transactions valued at over $6 billion.
  • Intellectual Property: On a per capita basis, MMM files more patents than any other firm in the Southeast and is among the most active in the U.S.
  • Intellectual Property: MMM represents seven of the top 30 research universities and their technology incubators in the U.S.
  • Intellectual Property Litigation: More than 50% of the cases handled by MMM's IP litigators are located in jurisdictions outside of the Southeast.
  • International: With nearly 10 percent of our professional staff fluent in Chinese, MMM has one of the largest Asia-focused practices in the Southeast.
  • International: MMM obtained one in every ten U.S. patents filed by China-based companies.
  • Litigation: MMM handled the largest trade secret case in Florida history.
  • Litigation: MMM serves as lead national Products Liability Trial Counsel for a Fortune 50 company, obtaining seven consecutive defense jury verdicts.
  • Real Estate: MMM has represented clients in 39 of the 50 U.S. states and 4 of the 10 Canadian provinces.
  • Real Estate: MMM represents the largest private multi-family developer in the U.S.
  • Real Estate: Including real estate capital markets, MMM has handled nearly $50 billion in transactions, financings, joint ventures and public offerings for real estate clients.
  • Real Estate Capital Markets: MMM is primary corporate counsel for over a third of the publicly offered non-listed REIT market.
  • Real Estate Capital Markets: In the past three years, MMM has closed over $13 billion in real estate capital markets transactions/offerings.
  • Tax: MMM wrote the law on LLCs.
  • Timberland MMM has the largest Timberland Investments & Forestry Products practice in the Southeast and among the largest in the U.S. MMM recently represented a U.S. TIMO in the acquisition of 31,000 hectares in Brazil for $106 million.