U.S. News, Best Lawyers Recognize Manatt Practices as Top in Nation

Best Law Firms 2018
– U.S. News & World Report
Manatt practices earned nine Tier 1 national designations and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan designations in the 2018 Best Law Firms guide, an annual ranking in which U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers analyze the country’s top law firms. In addition, Manatt was recognized as Law Firm of the Year in the category Entertainment Law – Music.

Each year, rankings are determined through a rigorous evaluation process, which includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in each field, and a review of additional information provided by law firms. To be eligible for ranking in a given practice area and metropolitan region, a law firm must have at least one lawyer who is included in Best Lawyers in that practice area and region.

Manatt’s 2018 U.S. News/Best Lawyers Best Law Firms rankings include:

National Tier 1
  • Advertising Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Entertainment Law – Music
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
National Tier 2
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
National Tier 3
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Land Use & Zoning Law

Metropolitan Tier 1

Albany
  • Government Relations Practice
Los Angeles
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Entertainment Law – Music
  • Environmental Law
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
New York City
  • Advertising Law
  • Entertainment Law – Music
  • Health Care Law
Orange County
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Real Estate Law
San Francisco
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Tax Law
Washington, D.C.
  • Copyright Law
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Entertainment Law – Music
Metropolitan Tier 2

Albany
  • Health Care Law
Los Angeles
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Non-Profit/Charities Law
  • Private Funds/Hedge Funds Law
New York City
  • Corporate Law
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
Orange County
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
San Francisco
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Utilities Law
Washington, D.C.
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
Metropolitan Tier 3

Albany
  • Insurance Law
Los Angeles
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
New York City
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Washington, D.C.
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • International Trade and Finance Law
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
 View the full rankings here.