Manatt Receives Top Band Rankings in Chambers USA 2020

Manatt has once again been ranked among the nation’s leading law firms in Chambers’ 2020 USA Guide. The firm and its professionals were recognized in 10 categories, including rankings in the top two bands in Healthcare (New York and California) and Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (California). Manatt professionals received a total of 24 band rankings in their respective fields, with Manatt Entertainment Leader Lindsay Conner, Manatt Health Leader William Bernstein and Manatt Health Partner Robert Belfort receiving Band 1 rankings.

Manatt’s 2020 rankings include:



New York

Southern California

Individuals Ranked in Chambers’ 2020 USA Guide:

  • Keith Anderson – Healthcare (Illinois)
  • Deborah Bachrach – Healthcare (New York)
  • Robert Belfort – Healthcare (New York)
  • William Bernstein – Healthcare (New York)
  • Paul Carr-Rollitt – Healthcare (California)
  • Lindsay Conner – Media & Entertainment: Transactional (California)
  • Michelle Cooke – Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (California)
  • Jeffrey Edelstein – Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide)
  • John Gatti – Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)
  • Gary Gilbert – Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent (California)
  • Richard Gottlieb – Financial Services Regulatory: Consumer Finance (Litigation) (Nationwide)
  • Susan Hori – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (California)
  • David Huard – Energy: State Regulatory & Litigation (California)
  • Robert Jacobs – Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)
  • Deborah Kelly – Labor & Employment (District of Columbia)
  • Barry Landsberg – Healthcare (California)
  • James Lytle: Healthcare (New York)
  • Peter Olberg: Healthcare (New York)
  • Helen Pfister: Healthcare (New York)
  • Lee Phillips: Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent (California)
  • Gregory Pimstone: Healthcare (California)
  • James Schwartz: Healthcare (California)
  • Benjamin Shatz: Litigation: Appellate (California)
  • Ted Wolff: Environment (New York)

In addition to these rankings, Chambers recognized Manatt advertising, marketing and media partners Jesse Brody and Po Yi as “Up and Coming” attorneys in the Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide) category.

Alongside Manatt’s recognitions in Chambers’ 2020 USA Guide, the firm received a national ranking in Chambers’ 2020 FinTech Guide in the FinTech Legal category, as well as a ranking in Chambers’ 2020 High Net Worth Guide in the Private Wealth Law (Northern California) category. Estate planning and personal representation practice leader Jill Dodd was also ranked in the 2020 High Net Worth Guide in the Private Wealth Law (Northern California) category.

For more information on the rankings, please click here. To see the full list of Manatt’s rankings, click here.



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