Carlos E. MacManus Of Counsel




Carlos MacManus serves as the firm’s dedicated law and motion attorney with a particular focus on complex general liability and business disputes. He also has extensive experience in handling all aspects of civil litigation, including depositions, trial preparation, case management and investigations, written discovery and motion practice. 

Carlos has worked for a number of large insurance defense firms, litigating a wide range of cases in state and federal court, in all areas of general civil litigation from inception through the appellate level, with an emphasis on law and motion. During this time, Carlos prevailed on summary judgment motions and obtained favorable settlements and dismissals. More recently, while at a national defense firm, he chaired the law and motion department and prepared hundreds of briefs, successfully arguing each motion in court. 

Representative Matters

Obtained dismissal of all causes of action in a business tort action against an auto dealership as a result of prevailing on a Motion for Summary Judgment. 

Successfully defeated an appeal of a lower court order sustaining a demurrer as to all discrimination claims against a public entity. 

Obtained countless dismissals of habitability lawsuits subsequent to the court sustaining demurrers to all causes of action. 

Prevail on a host of motions to strike statutory attorney’s fees in habitability cases resulting in immediate and favorable settlements thereafter. 

Obtained dismissal of federal copyright infringement matter after prevailing on a Federal Rule 12(b)(6) Motion to Dismiss.