Manatt has received 12 national practice area rankings in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 United States, published on May 29. Three Manatt partners were also recognized as “Leading Lawyers” in their areas of practice—Robert Belfort, a partner with Manatt Health; Lindsay Conner, leader of Manatt Entertainment; and Matthew O’Loughlin, a partner in the mergers and acquisitions group.
The Legal 500 highlights attorneys and practices in more than 150 jurisdictions worldwide and assesses their strengths.
The Legal 500 also recognized three Manatt attorneys as “Rising Stars”—Alexander Dworkowitz, an associate with Manatt Health; Maura Gierl, an associate in the entertainment litigation group; and Brandon Reilly, counsel in the privacy and data security practice.
Manatt’s 2019 Legal 500 rankings include:
Healthcare: Health Insurers
Advertising and Marketing: Transactional
Healthcare: Service Providers
M&A: Middle-Market (Sub-$500M)
Media and Entertainment: Transactional
Cyber Law (Including Data Privacy and Data Protection)
Labor and Employment Disputes (Including Collective Actions): Defense
Media and Entertainment: Litigation
Intellectual Property: Copyright
General Commercial Disputes