Atlanta, GA (November 23, 2010) – Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP, one of Atlanta’s leading law firms and a national leader in representing technology and technology-related companies, is pleased to announce that it was ranked among the nation’s leading law firms for venture capital transactions.
In the 2010 Venture Capital Report , MMM was ranked among the nation’s Top 15 law firms as counsel to VC-backed companies (Eastern US) for 2010 and among the nation’s Top 5 as company counsel in sales of VC-backed companies for transactions between 1996-2010. MMM was the only Atlanta-based firm mentioned in the Report.
“MMM is honored to be nationally recognized for our representation of entrepreneurial and tech companies in venture capital and private equity deals,” said David Calhoun, a partner in the Corporate Technology Group at Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP. “As these rankings reflect, for over a decade we’ve been among the top firms in the country in providing legal services for fast growth companies.”
MMM is also nationally ranked by Chambers and Partners, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as counsel to investment funds. John C. Yates, the partner-in-charge of MMM’s Technology Practice, is specifically mentioned in theChambers ranking.
About Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
Manning & Martin (www.mmmlaw.com) is a full-service law firm with national and international reach. We dedicate ourselves to the constant pursuit of our clients’ success. To provide our clients with optimal value, we combine market-leading legal services with a total understanding of their needs to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and opportunity. MMM enjoys national prominence for its technology, real estate, litigation, healthcare, intellectual property, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, environmental, insurance, timberland and forest products, and green industry practices. MMM has offices in Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, Savannah, Taipei, Beijing and Washington, D.C. and now an alliance with FGCN in São Paulo, Brazil.
Media Contact: Terri Thornton, Thornton Communications (404) 932-4347
 Annual Attorney Advertising piece prepared by Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP