64 Manatt Attorneys Named to 2019 Best Lawyers in America List

Best Lawyers in America 2019
– Best Lawyers

Sixty-four Manatt attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers’ 2019 list of the Best Lawyers in America. This annual recognition of prominent lawyers is determined by an in-depth, national peer-review survey.

The title “Lawyer of the Year” was awarded to three partners as well. In Los Angeles, Gordon M. Bava was selected for Financial Services Regulation Law and George D. Kieffer was selected for Administrative / Regulatory Law. In Orange County, Susan K. Hori was selected for Land Use and Zoning Law.

The 2019 list includes the following Manatt attorneys:

Albany

Marcia D. Alazraki
Insurance Law

James W. Lytle
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law

Los Angeles

Keith M. Allen-Niesen
Real Estate Law

Gordon M. Bava
Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Mergers & 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 Fund Laws

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

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
Health Care Law
Litigation – Health Care

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
Health Care Law

Robert H. Platt
Commercial Litigation

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

James R. Schwartz
Health Care 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
Health Care Law

Robert D. Belfort
Health Care Law

William S. Bernstein
Health Care Law

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

Melinda J. Dutton
Health Care Law

Jeffrey S. Edelstein
Advertising Law

Peter F. Olberg
Corporate Law
Health Care 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 & Acquisitions

Matthew S. O’Loughlin
International Mergers & Acquisitions

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

Palo Alto

Michael Polentz
Real Estate Law

San Francisco

Amy B. Briggs
Insurance Law

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

James F. Eastman
Real Estate Law

Clayton B. Gantz
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.

Robert Fabrikant
Health Care 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

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