Gordon M. Bava

Co-Chairman at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Gordon M. Bava

Gordon M. Bava

Co-Chairman at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Biography

Presently, Gordon M. Bava holds the position of Co-Chairman & Partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP. Mr. Bava is also on the board of America's Public Television Stations and KCETLink and Member of The State Bar of California, Member of The Los Angeles County Bar Association and Member of American Bar Association. He received a graduate degree from the University of Southern California and an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University.

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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

RelSci Relationships

1208

Number of Boards

7

Number of Awards

3

Relationships
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Founder at Act 4 Entertainment, LLC

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Senior Vice President, General Counsel Corporate & Legal Affairs at KCET

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Treasurer & Director at KCETLink

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Former President, Los Angeles Metro Community Banking at Wells Fargo & Co.

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Chairman of the Board & Interim Chief Executive Officer at KCETLink

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President & Chief Executive Officer at KCET

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Partner at Loeb & Loeb LLP

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Former Founder & Managing Member at Fort Mason Capital LLC

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Member, Board of Directors at KCET

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Member, California Committee South at Human Rights Watch, Inc.

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Gordon M. Bava
Co-Chairman at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP
Education
J.D.
Class of 1974

The University of Southern California Law School (Gould School of Law), located in Los Angeles, California, is a law school within the University of Southern California. The oldest law school in the Southwestern United States, USC Law had its beginnings in 1896, and was officially established as a school of the university in 1904

B.S.F.S., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Class of 1970

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), founded in 1919, is a premier school of international affairs. At Georgetown’s Washington, D.C. and Qatar campuses, SFS provides a rigorous education combining theory and practice and instills the values of service. School of Foreign Service provides students a rigorous education in international affairs that combines theory and practice and instills the values of service to others, offered by a faculty of outstanding scholars and practitioners who are committed to teaching, learning and discovery.

Memberships
Member
Current

American Bar Association provides legal services. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, legal information and other services to assist legal professionals. The firm has members which include judges, court administrators, law professors, and non-practicing attorneys. The company was founded on August 21, 1878 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Member
Current

The mission of the Los Angeles County Bar Association is to meet the professional needs of Los Angeles lawyers and advance the administration of justice.

Member
Current

The Pacific Council on International Policy is a non-partisan membership-based organization focused on foreign policy. Founded in 1995 in partnership with the Council on Foreign Relations, the Pacific Council is a 501c(3) non-profit organization. It is headquartered in Los Angeles, California. Its activities include speaking events, policy-focused task forces, and international fact-finding missions.

Career History
Co-Chairman
Current

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP is a law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, CA. It represents clients in health care, financial services, entertainment, media and advertising, real estate, technology, energy and natural resources, consumer goods and services and transportation. Its services include administrative law, advertising litigation, antitrust, unfair competition, taxation, employee benefits, global compensation, securities litigation, healthcare litigation, financial services litigation, and entertainment & media litigation. The firm was founded in 1965.

Partner-Corporate & Finance
Tenure Unconfirmed

Manatt invests in digital media and information technology companies located in the US. The firm prepares clients for strategic growth through smart capital and optimizing the transactions.

Executive-in-Residence
Prior

Rustic Canyon Ventures LP invests in middle-market companies which address large markets, create an attractive business model and defensible competitive advantage. The fund focuses on companies operating in the fields of communications, software, IT infrastructure, digital media, business & information services and efficient energy sectors. It provides financing for early & later stage capital requirements with an investment size ranging from $2 to $10 million. It acts as a lead investor and considers board seat requirements. It also makes follow-on investments.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2005

Attorneys Insurance Mutual Risk Retention Group, Inc. is an American private company located in Burlington, VT, with operations in US, specializing in insurance agents, brokers, and service.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

The Association of Public Television Stations (APTS) is a nonprofit membership organization established in 1979. The mission of APTS is to conduct – in concert with member stations – advocacy, planning, research and communications activities in order to achieve strong and financially sound noncommercial television and advanced digital services for the American people.

Director
Prior

KCET Local is about local issues, popular culture and community engagement. It is the home for our new Blog Corner with day-to-day commentary by some of Southern California's most respected writers and journalists and Web Stories, KCET's award winning online multimedia magazine.It's also about TV, podcasts, events, and getting involved, but most of all, KCET Local is a place for you to share ideas and voice opinions. We hope KCET Local becomes Your Source for all things local. To paraphrase William Mulholland, \"Here it is. Take it.\"

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $4,999
2013

Founded in 1964, The Music Center is committed to building civic vitality by strengthening community through the arts. We accomplish this by bringing to life one of the world’s premier performing arts centers and by providing distinctive leadership and diverse opportunities for life-long learning and engagement with arts and culture. On October 23, 2003, The Music Center opened the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall, expanding the campus to 11 acres. The 2,265-seat Concert Hall is home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Walt Disney Concert Hall includes the 266-seat Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), the 300-seat William M. Keck Foundation Children's Amphitheatre, and the 120-seat Nadine and Ed Carson Amphitheatre.

$1,000 +
2012

Founded in 1964, The Music Center is committed to building civic vitality by strengthening community through the arts. We accomplish this by bringing to life one of the world’s premier performing arts centers and by providing distinctive leadership and diverse opportunities for life-long learning and engagement with arts and culture. On October 23, 2003, The Music Center opened the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall, expanding the campus to 11 acres. The 2,265-seat Concert Hall is home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. Walt Disney Concert Hall includes the 266-seat Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), the 300-seat William M. Keck Foundation Children's Amphitheatre, and the 120-seat Nadine and Ed Carson Amphitheatre.

$10K - $25K
2010

United Way of Greater Los Angeles is a non-profit organisation. It creates pathways out of poverty for its most vulnerable neighbours. The company ensures long-lasting results through policy-making and influencing local leaders. It fights for the education, housing, and financial stability of everyone in LA County. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

Political Donations
$500
2012

Former Representative from New York's 24th Congressional District

$5,000
2008

Former President of United States

Transactions
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Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. issued Class A Common Stock

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East West Bancorp, Inc. purchases MetroCorp Bancshares, Inc.

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Genius Brands International, Inc. purchases A Squared Entertainment LLC

Awards & Honors
2008
Lawdragon 500: Leading Lawyers in America
Admitted to the California Bar
Los Angeles Business Journal - Most Prominent Attorneys in Los Angeles County
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