Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation on 2019 Best Law Firms List

Best Law Firms 2019
– U.S. News & World Report
In the 2019 Best Law Firms guide, Manatt practices earned nine Tier 1 national designations and 29 Tier 1 metropolitan acknowledgments. Manatt was recognized as Law Firm of the Year for Entertainment Law – Music for the second consecutive year.

Best Lawyers and U.S. News & World Report determine the rankings through a lengthy evaluation process, in which qualitative and quantitative information is gathered to rank each law firm. In order to qualify, a firm must have at least one lawyer who is recognized in the current Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” practice and metropolitan area. The evaluation process requires peer reviews from leading lawyers and a collection of client and lawyer assessments.

Manatt’s 2019 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
  • Insurance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
National Tier 3
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Energy Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Labor Law – Management
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment

Metropolitan Tier 1

Albany
  • Government Relations Practice
Los Angeles
  • Appellate Practice
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
  • Employment Law – Management
  • Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures & Television
  • Entertainment Law – Music
  • Financial Services Regulation Law
  • Health Care Law
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Environmental
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
  • Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
  • Real Estate Law
  • Tax Law
New York City
  • Advertising Law
  • Entertainment Law – Music
  • Health Care Law
Orange County
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Land Use & Zoning 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
  • Insurance Law
Los Angeles
  • Administrative / Regulatory Law
  • Environmental 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
San Francisco
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law
  • Utilities Law
Washington, D.C.
  • Health Care Law
  • Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • Litigation – Labor & Employment
Metropolitan Tier 3

Los Angeles
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
  • Energy Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy
New York City
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Orange County
  • Criminal Defense: White-Collar
San Francisco
  • Energy Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
San Jose
  • Real Estate Law
Washington, D.C.
  • Corporate Law
  • Employment Law – Management
View the full rankings here.