• L. Peter Parcher

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    New York
    Direct: 212.790.4520
    General: 212.790.4500
    Fax: 212.790.4545


    St. John's University School of Law, LL.B., 1961


    Hofstra College, B.A., 1958

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    Peter Parcher is a Special Senior Partner at the firm. His experience focuses on litigation.

    A nationally renowned trial lawyer, Mr. Parcher is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, and the equally elite International Academy of Trial Lawyers, the most prestigious organizations of trial lawyers in the country. Mr. Parcher's participation in high profile cases has been frequently commented on in print and news media. He has been the subject of feature articles in a number of publications, including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, The National Law Journal, and The American Lawyer. Before joining Manatt, Mr. Parcher was the founding partner of Parcher, Hayes & Sndyer, one of the nation's leading litigation firms.

    Representative Matters

    Honors & Awards

    Named Best Lawyers® 2016 New York City Entertainment Law – Music “Lawyer of the Year."

    Named by Hollywood Reporter, ESQ. to the Power Lawyers Top 100 - Outside Counsel, 2007, 2008 and 2009

    The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2016.

    New York Super Lawyers, 2006-2010.

    Named as one of the "Lawdragon 3000 Leading Lawyers in America," 2006.


    Memberships & Activities

    Admitted to practice in New York; the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit of New York; and the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. 

    Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers.

    Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

    Speaking Engagements