Manatt partners Timi Hallem and Donna Wilson were recognized as two of the most influential women lawyers in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. The publication’s 2018 list highlights 75 of the region’s top lawyers who are recognized for their exceptional legal skills and achievements across the spectrum of responsibility, leadership and contributions to the Los Angeles community at large.
The publication notes that Hallem, a partner in the firm’s real estate practice, is a swift and successful problem solver. Her work on acquisitions, intricate loan restructuring and large-scale developments over the past 18 months continues to make her a go-to counsel for clients whose legal needs change with the markets. Her depth of knowledge spans a variety of real estate projects including hospitality, commercial, industrial, residential, public/private development and mixed use properties.
In its profile of Wilson, who chairs the firm’s privacy and data security practice, the Los Angeles Business Journal notes that she has helped nationally known companies navigate through worst case cyber security scenarios, major bet-the-company cyber incidents and risk management strategies and counseling. A go-to litigator, Wilson is a sought-after counselor for companies in crisis situations and is also brought on to help companies manage risk proactively by developing incident response plans.