Manatt Receives Top Band Rankings in Chambers USA 2021

Manatt has once again been ranked among the nation’s leading law firms in Chambers’ 2021 USA Guide. The firm and its professionals were recognized in 14 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 37 recognitions as leaders in their respective fields, with Manatt Health Leader William Bernstein and Manatt Health Partner Robert Belfort receiving Band 1 rankings.
Manatt’s 2021 rankings include:

Nationwide California California: Northern California: Southern New York Individuals Ranked in Chambers’ 2021 USA Guide:
  • Keith Anderson – Healthcare (Illinois)
  • Deborah Bachrach – Healthcare (New York)
  • Sharon Bauman – Labor & Employment (California)
  • Robert Belfort – Healthcare (New York)
  • William Bernstein – Healthcare (New York)
  • Jesse Brody – Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide)
  • Jordan Bromley – Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent (California)
  • Paul Carr-Rollitt – Healthcare (California)
  • Lindsay Conner – Media & Entertainment: Transactional (California)
  • Michelle Cooke – Intellectual Property: Trademark, Copyright & Trade Secrets (California)
  • Victor De la Cruz – Real Estate: Zoning/Land Use (California)
  • Jeffrey Edelstein – Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide)
  • Clay Gantz – Real Estate (California: Northern)
  • 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)
  • Robert Jacobs – Media & Entertainment: Litigation (California)
  • Deborah Kelly – Labor & Employment (District of Columbia)
  • Barry Landsberg – Healthcare (California)
  • Peter Olberg – Healthcare (New York)
  • Helen Pfister – Healthcare (New York)
  • Lee Phillips – Media & Entertainment: Transactional: Mainly Talent (California)
  • Gregory Pimstone – Healthcare (California)
  • Michael Polentz – Real Estate (California: Northern)
  • James Schwartz – Healthcare (California)
  • Benjamin Shatz – Litigation: Appellate (California)
  • Ted Wolff – Environment (New York)
  •  Po Yi – Advertising: Transactional & Regulatory (Nationwide)
In addition to the above rankings, James Lytle was named a Senior Statesperson for Healthcare (New York) and Chambers recognized Manatt Health Partners Blair Cantfil and Anne Karl, investigations, compliance and white collar defense Partner Naeun Rim, Manatt Real Estate Partner Grace Winters and Manatt Entertainment Partner Sophia Yen as “Up and Coming” attorneys in Healthcare (District of Columbia and New York), Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations (California),  Real Estate (California: Southern) and Media and Entertainment: Transactional (California), respectively.
Alongside Manatt’s recognitions in Chambers’ 2021 USA Guide, the firm received a national ranking in Chambers’ 2021 FinTech Guide in the FinTech Legal category and named Financial Services Partner Brian Korn as a “Notable Practitioner” for Fintech Legal. Manatt also received recognition in Chambers’ 2021 High Net Worth Guide in the Private Wealth Law (Northern California) category. In addition, estate planning and personal representation practice leader Jill Dodd received Band 1 ranking in the Private Wealth Law (Northern California) category.
More information on the rankings can be viewed here and the full list of Manatt’s rankings are available here.


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