U.S. News Ranks Manatt Practices Among Top in Nation November 01, 2016 Best Law Firms 2017 – U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have included Manatt in nine Tier 1 national practice rankings and 25 Tier 1 metropolitan rankings for the 2017 “Best Law Firms” guide. The firm has also been named “Law Firm of the Year” in Advertising Law and Entertainment Law – Motion Picture & Television. Ranked firms, presented in tiers, are listed on a national and metropolitan scale. The rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys, and review of additional information provided by law firms. Receiving a tier designation reflects the high level of respect a firm has earned for its abilities, professionalism and integrity. Manatt’s 2017 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 Energy Law Insurance Law Land Use & Zoning Law Litigation - Environmental Litigation - Intellectual Property Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law National Tier 3 Environmental Law Labor Law – Management Metropolitan Tier 1 Albany Government Relations Practice Los Angeles Appellate Practice Banking and Finance Law Commercial Litigation Corporate Law Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television Entertainment Law - Music Financial Services Regulation Law Health Care Law Litigation - Environmental Litigation - Labor & Employment Real Estate Law Tax Law New York City Advertising Law Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television Entertainment Law - Music Health Care Law Orange County Banking and Finance Law Real Estate Law San Francisco Non-Profit/Charities Law Tax Law Washington, D.C. Advertising Law Copyright Law Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television Entertainment Law – Music Metropolitan Tier 2 Albany Health Care Law Los Angeles Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Employment Law - Management Energy Law Environmental Law Labor Law - Management Litigation - Intellectual Property Non-Profit/Charities Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law New York City Commercial Litigation Corporate Law Insurance Law Orange County Land Use & Zoning Law San Francisco Commercial Litigation Energy Law Litigation - Trusts & Estates Real Estate Law Trusts & Estates Law Utilities Law Washington, D.C. International Trade and Finance Law Litigation - Intellectual Property Metropolitan Tier 3 Los Angeles Criminal Defense: White-Collar Insurance Law Litigation – Bankruptcy Washington, D.C. Corporate Law Insurance Law View the full rankings here.