Best Lawyers in America Names 67 Manatt Attorneys for 2018

Best Lawyers has named 67 Manatt partners to its 2018 list of Best Lawyers in America. The annual recognition of leading lawyers is based on a rigorous, national peer-review survey involving more than five million evaluations.
 
In addition, three of the firm’s partners were named “Lawyer of the Year” in their practices and locations. In Los Angeles, Edward G. Burg was selected for Eminent Domain and Condemnation LawAlso in Los Angeles, James R. Schwartz was selected for Healthcare Law. In Orange County, Ellen R. Marshall was selected for Banking and Finance Law

The 2018 list includes the following Manatt attorneys:

Albany
 
Marcia D. Alazraki
Insurance Law
 
James W. Lytle
Government Relations Practice
Healthcare Law
 
Los Angeles
 
Keith A. Allen-Niesen
Real Estate Law
 
Gordon M. Bava
Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
 
Michael M. Berger
Appellate Practice
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
 
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 and Television
Labor Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment
 
Edward G. Burg
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
 
Lindsay A. Conner
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television
 
Victor De la Cruz
Land Use and Zoning Law

Craig J. de Recat
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Environmental
 
Blase P. Dillingham
Corporate Law

Peter Duchesneau
Litigation – Environmental

Robert M. Eller
Real Estate Law

John M. Gatti
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Gary L. Gilbert
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television
Entertainment Law – Music

Timi Anyon Hallem
Leisure and Hospitality Law
Real Estate Law

Ivan L. Kallick
Litigation – Bankruptcy

George D. Kieffer
Administrative / Regulatory Law

Barry S. Landsberg
Healthcare Law
Litigation – Healthcare

Mark S. Lee
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Margaret Levy
Insurance Law

John F. Libby
Criminal Defense: White Collar

Donald W. Meaders
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tax Law

Craig A. Moyer
Energy Law
Environmental Law

Tom Muller
Real Estate Law

L. Lee Phillips
Entertainment Law – Music

Gregory N. Pimstone
Healthcare Law

Robert H. Platt
Commercial Litigation

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

Brad W. Seiling
Commercial Litigation

Benjamin G. Shatz
Appellate Practice

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

Deborah Bachrach
Healthcare 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 Law

Peter F. Olberg
Corporate Law
Healthcare Law

Jacqueline C. Wolff
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Orange County

Steve Edwards
Real Estate Law

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

Kenneth B. Julian
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Ellen R. Marshall
Banking and Finance Law
International Mergers and Acquisitions

Matthew S. O’Loughlin
International Mergers and Acquisitions

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

Palo Alto, CA

Michael Polentz
Real Estate Law

San Francisco

Amy B. Briggs
Insurance Law

Jill S. Dodd
Litigation – Trust and Estates
Non-Profit / Charities Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates

James F. Eastman
Real Estate Law

David L. Huard
Energy Law

Barry W. Lee
Commercial Litigation

Alvin T. Levitt
Tax Law

Jeff C. Nguyen
Non-Profit / Charities Law

Marv Pearlstein
Real Estate Law

Lenard G. Weiss
Utilities Law

Washington, D.C.

Benjamin G. Chew
Commercial Litigation

Robert Fabrikant
Healthcare Law

Kenneth M. Kaufman
Copyright Law
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television
Entertainment Law – Music
Litigation – Intellectual Property

Deborah P. Kelly
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment

John L. Ray
Corporate Law