Ellen R. Marshall

Ellen R. Marshall


Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Recognized since 2007

Costa Mesa, California

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law

International Mergers and Acquisitions

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Banking and Finance Law
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Ellen Marshall focuses on business transactions, including capital markets, finance, mergers and acquisitions and securitization. She has practiced banking, corporate and finance law in Los Angeles and Orange County for more than 30 years.

Ellen represents businesses in their acquisition and disposition of companies and business units. She represents banks, investment funds and other companies involved in the mortgage, auto finance and other specialty finance business, including such financial products as reverse mortgages, equipment leases and patent royalties. In addition to her extensive work in the financial services industry, she routinely handles transactions for companies in the healthcare, advertising and real estate industries. She handles structured acquisition of business portfolios and securitization of unusual financial assets, and has worked on bringing securitization techniques to new international markets.

Her recent work includes advisory engagements related to the implementation of the Volcker Rule, the retail forex rules, derivatives regulation and various other parts of the Dodd-Frank Act; the Basel III risk-based capital requirements; and other regulatory responses to the financial crisis.

Ellen also has significant experience with pension fund investment, fiduciary, trust and ERISA compliance.Ellen is active in the Orange County community, serving as a Trustee of the Orange County Museum of Art since 1992 and a member of the Board of Counselors of Pacific Symphony since 2003.

Contact & Links

Location

  • 695 Town Center Drive, 14th Floor
    Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Bar Admissions

  • California, State Bar of California
  • New York, New York State Bar Association
  • District of Columbia, District of Columbia Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association’s Business Law Section (Banking Committee; Securitization and Structured Finance Committee), Tax Section (Employee Benefits Committee) and Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section - Member
  • Orange County Bar Association, Financial Practice Section - Co-Chair, 2001-2002

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2016 - Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2013 - Banking and Finance Law

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Banking and Finance Law, Orange County (2021)
  • Banking and Finance Law, Orange County (2018)
  • Banking and Finance Law, Orange County (2016)
  • Banking and Finance Law, Orange County (2013)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Banking and Finance Law
  • International Mergers and Acquisitions

Special Focus

  • Asset-Based Lending
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mortgage
  • Structured Finance
  • Trusts

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