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Monte M. Lemann, II

General Counsel
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

As general counsel of Manatt, Monte oversees professional responsibility, risk management and firm transactional matters. 

Monte has extensive experience in a wide range of complex transactional matters, with an emphasis on loan and investment activities. His practice includes traditional secured and unsecured lending, private placements of debt and equity securities, business combinations (including leveraged acquisitions), joint ventures, structured finance, leasing and off-balance sheet financing, project finance, workouts and restructurings involving a variety of industries, including entertainment, financial services and energy. Within the entertainment industry, Monte has also negotiated performer agreements, endorsement contracts, concert and tour promotion, and motion picture and television production and finance arrangements.