Best Lawyers Recognizes Manatt Attorneys as Nation’s Leading Lawyers for 2012

– The Best Lawyers in America

The Best Lawyers in America recognized 56 Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, attorneys for inclusion in its list of America’s leading lawyers for 2012. Best Lawyers compiles its list of outstanding attorneys through a rigorous peer-review process, which this year included more than 3.9 million detailed evaluations.

Representing a broad spectrum of 34 practice areas and expertise from five of the firm’s offices, Manatt’s lawyers on the prestigious list for 2012 include:

Los Angeles

Keith M. Allen-Niesen
Real Estate Law

Gordon M. Bava
Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law
Financial Services Regulation Law

Michael M. Berger
Appellate Practice
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Charles J. Biederman
Entertainment Law—Motion Pictures and Television
Entertainment Law—Music

T. Hale Boggs III
Banking and Finance Law
Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law

Alan M. Brunswick
Employment Law—Management
Entertainment Law—Motion Pictures & Television
Labor Law—Management
Litigation—Labor & Employment

Edward C. Burg
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Craig J. de Recat
Commercial Litigation
Litigation—Environmental

Blase P. Dillingham
Corporate Law

Gene R. Elerding
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law

Robert M. Eller
Real Estate Law

T. J. Mick Grasmick
Financial Services Regulation Law

Timi A. Hallem
Real Estate Law

Chad S. Hummel
Commercial Litigation

Ivan L. Kallick
Litigation—Bankruptcy

Gideon Kanner
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Barry S. Landsberg
Healthcare Law

Margaret Levy
Insurance Law

Craig A. Moyer
Energy Law
Environmental Law

Jill M. Pietrini
Copyright Law

Gregory N. Pimstone
Healthcare Law

William T. Quicksilver
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law

Harold P. Reichwald
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law

James R. Schwartz
Healthcare Law
Non-Profit/Charities Law

Masood Sohaili
Public Finance Law

George M. Soneff
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law

Lisa Specht
Corporate Law

Charles E. Washburn, Jr.
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law

New York

Marcia D. Alazraki
Insurance Law

Robert D. Belfort
Healthcare Law

William S. Bernstein
Healthcare Law

Aydin S. Caginalp
Entertainment Law—Motion Pictures and Television
Entertainment Law—Music

Melinda J. Dutton
Healthcare Law

Jeffrey S. Edelstein
Advertising

Linda A. Goldstein
Advertising
Commercial Litigation

Thomas C. Morrison
Advertising

Peter F. Olberg
Corporate Law

L. Peter Parcher
Entertainment Law—Motion Pictures and Television
Entertainment Law—Music

Orange County

Steven Edwards
Real Estate Law

Susan K. Hori
Land Use & Zoning Law
Real Estate Law

Ellen R. Marshall
Banking and Finance Law

Thomas D. Phelps
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law

Martin J. Thompson
Antitrust Law
Healthcare Law

Thomas J. Umberg
Commercial Litigation

Dean J. Zipser
Bet-the-Company Litigation
Commercial Litigation
Litigation—Banking & Finance
Litigation—Intellectual Property
Litigation—Real Estate

San Francisco

Jill S. Dodd
Litigation—Trusts & Estates
Non-Profit/Charities Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

Daniel B. Higgins
Healthcare Law

Alvin T. Levitt
Tax Law

Jeff C. Nguyen
Non-Profit/Charities Law

Jordan P. Rose
Tax Law

Washington, D.C.

Kerrie L. Campbell
Litigation—First Amendment

Christopher A. Cole
Advertising

James R. Jones
International Trade and Finance Law

Kenneth M. Kaufman
Copyright Law
Entertainment Law—Motion Pictures & Television
Entertainment Law—Music
Litigation—Intellectual Property

John L. Ray
Corporate Law

Ivan J. Wasserman
Advertising