Healthcare Litigation Associate

Service: Healthcare Litigation
Office Location: San Francisco
Job Req.#: 261

11355 W. Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles CA 90064
Phone: 310.312.4000

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP is seeking a highly qualified associate with three to five years of litigation experience to join our nationally recognized healthcare litigation practice in our Los Angeles and San Francisco offices.

Ideal candidates will have solid litigation experience at a top law firm, including conducting legal research, handling discovery, taking and defending depositions, conducting witness interviews, drafting pleadings, writing briefs, and preparing and arguing motions. Experience in the healthcare industry, or demonstrated interest in and enthusiasm for healthcare issues and trends, is preferred.

Manatt’s healthcare practice is unique in terms of its breadth and depth across the full spectrum of healthcare audiences. Our legal and consulting engagements span 30+ states, demonstrating our national scope and influence. The significance and complexity of the matters we handle frequently place us at the forefront of making new healthcare law.

Our healthcare litigation practice is the premier healthcare litigation group in California, regularly making new law in the field. We are unique in that we represent many of California’s largest payers (health plans and health insurers) as well as the largest providers (hospital systems, nursing homes and other providers of healthcare) in their most sophisticated and complex litigation. The practice is fast-moving, cutting-edge and dynamic, with opportunities to develop close relationships with many of California’s most significant players in the healthcare industry. Our cases are varied and include consumer class actions of every type; litigation against government agencies; government and other investigations; and fraud and abuse, qui tam, ERISA, high-exposure bad faith, and other class and individual actions


  • Three to five years of litigation experience at a top law firm
  • Experience or demonstrated interest in handling litigation matters in the healthcare sector
  • Outstanding academic credentials
  • Excellent research, writing and advocacy skills
  • California Bar membership in good standing

About Manatt Health:

Manatt Health integrates legal and consulting expertise to better serve the complex needs of clients across the healthcare system. Combining legal excellence, firsthand experience in shaping public policy, sophisticated strategy insight and deep analytic capabilities, we provide uniquely valuable professional services to the full range of health industry players. Our diverse team of more than 160 attorneys and consultants from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, and its consulting subsidiary, Manatt Health Strategies, LLC, is passionate about helping our clients advance their business interests, fulfill their missions and lead healthcare into the future. For more information, visit

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