Press Release

OC Fair & Event Center Retains Law Firm

The 32nd District Agricultural Association, DBA as OC Fair & Event Center (OCFEC), has retained the law firm of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, and Steve Edwards, a partner in the firm’s Orange County office, will serve as lead counsel. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP will oversee and advise OCFEC’s legal affairs including contracts and human resource matters.

“We are fortunate to have a firm the caliber of Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP represent the OCFEC. They will be a valuable asset toward the legal needs of our organization,” said OCFEC CEO Steve Beazley.

“The firm is pleased to be representing a client which has been part of the fabric of Orange County for more than a century” Mr. Edwards added.

Representation by Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP is effective immediately.

About OC Fair & Event Center
Conveniently located off of the 405 and 55 freeways at 88 Fair Drive in of Costa Mesa, the 150-acre OC Fair & Event Center is a popular Southern California destination, hosting more than 100 events and shows each year. It is the home of the annual OC Fair, Youth Expo, Centennial Farm and Pacific Amphitheatre. OCFEC is celebrating 120 years. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter – ocfair10.

About Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, provides legal and consulting services to a global client base from offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Sacramento, California; New York City and Albany, New York; and Washington, D.C. Manatt includes Manatt Health Solutions, a healthcare policy and strategic business advisory group, and ManattJones Global Strategies, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary that develops and implements strategies to expand client businesses and facilitate their effective competition in global markets. For more information, visit,, and