Manatt has received seven national practice area rankings in the newly released 2015 edition of The Legal 500 United States, published on June 3, 2015. Three Manatt partners, Robert Belfort, Linda Goldstein and David Grinberg, were also recognized as "Leading Lawyers" in their areas. Additionally, the firm made the shortlist for the Healthcare: Service Providers area of The Legal 500’s first United States law firm awards.
The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are ranked purely on merit. Rankings are based on a series of criteria, highlighting practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel.
Manatt's 2015 Legal 500 rankings include:
Healthcare: Health Insurers
Marketing & Advertising
M&A: Mid-Market (Sub-$500M)
Technology: Data Protection & Privacy
Healthcare: Service Providers
Manatt healthcare partner Robert Belfort was recognized in the Healthcare: Health Insurers area. Manatt's Advertising, Marketing and Media Chair Linda Goldstein was recognized in the Marketing & Advertising area, and Manatt's Mergers and Acquisitions Chair David Grinberg was recognized in the M&A: Mid-Market (Sub-$500M) area.
The Legal 500’s analysis of law firm capabilities extends to 107 jurisdictions worldwide, reviewing the strengths and strategies of law firms in over 90 countries. To compile the rankings each year, a team of experienced researchers conduct in-depth evaluations of the legal market and gather feedback from peers and clients to assess a firm's visibility and reputation.