Manatt’s Managing Partner and CEO Donna Wilson and Trial, White Collar and Investigations practice Leader Naeun Rim were named to Daily Journal’s 2023 list of Top Women Lawyers. Wilson was recognized for her leadership in continuing to build out Manatt's integrated model, and Rim's profile noted her expansive litigation practice working on behalf of clients in high-stakes cases.
In her profile, Wilson discussed Manatt’s transformation into a multidisciplinary, integrated national professional services firm, stating, “We feel ourselves to be a category of one. We zig when other people zag.” She also highlighted the entrepreneurial culture of the Firm as illustrated with several recent high-profile hires, and cited particular growth across the core sectors of financial services, media and entertainment, digital technology, healthcare and real estate.
Rim’s profile featured several of her recent and longstanding successes representing clients in contract disputes, class actions, preliminary injunctions and other prominent cases. Specifically, she was noted for her work with a technology company in a complex, multimillion-dollar contract dispute; defending a company under investigation for suspected espionage; and fighting the extradition of a protester to Spain.