Manatt has been recognized as a top-ranked law firm by Chambers USA. The rankings highlight ten practices and 25 lawyers in the 2016 list of America’s leading lawyers for business, in addition to being recognized as a noted firm in the areas of Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance (Compliance & Litigation) - Nationwide, Litigation: Appellate - California, and Environment in the District of Columbia and New York. For the fifth consecutive year, Manatt's Linda Goldstein, chair of the firm's Advertising, Marketing and Media practice, was ranked as a Star Individual for Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory - Nationwide. Manatt Health chair Bill Bernstein again received a Band 1 ranking for Healthcare - New York.
Manatt's rankings include:
Chambers and Partners selects law firms and lawyers based on client and industry feedback about qualities most valued by clients, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment. The rankings are determined by 150 editors and researchers who talk to lawyers and clients year-round, conducting in-depth phone interviews.
In addition, partners Charles E. Washburn, Jr. (Financial Services Regulation: Consumer Finance [Compliance] - Nationwide), Ted Wolff (Environment - New York), and Richard Maire (Corporate/M&A - Southern California) have also been identified by Chambers USA as "Noted Practitioners."