Manatt Announces New Class of First-Year Associates, Consultants and Managers

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, a multidisciplinary, integrated professional services firm, is pleased to announce that 16 professionals have joined the firm as part of its new class of first-year associates,* consultants and managers.

The following first-year associates have joined the firm’s corporate and finance practice:

  • C.J. Burton is a 2020 graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. Prior to joining Manatt, Burton was a business and legal affairs intern for a large mass media company. He also worked as a legal intern for a leading investment firm, where he focused on buyout transactions and private equity for enterprise software companies.
  • Kendrick Coq is a 2020 graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. Before joining Manatt, Coq worked as a marketing coordinator for a major American entertainment company.
  • Loni Gonzalez is a 2020 graduate of Loyola Law School. Before joining Manatt, Gonzalez handled leasing and sales for a publicly traded real estate investment trust.
  • Sean Kiernan is a 2020 graduate of University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. Before joining Manatt, Kiernan served as a legal intern for the Los Angeles County Counsel.
  • Paloma Larson is a 2020 graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. Prior to joining Manatt, Larson served as an intern in the legal department of a large Hollywood studio.

The following first-year associates have joined the firm’s litigation practice:

  • Lillian A. Levy is a 2020 graduate of Washington University School of Law. Before joining Manatt, Levy served as a legal intern in the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, and as a judicial extern for the Honorable Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. During law school, she participated in the Immigration Law Clinic at Washington University.
  • Catherine Rose Noble is a 2020 graduate of University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Prior to joining Manatt, Noble served as an intern for the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program, as well as for the Los Angeles Public Defender’s office.
  • Yasmine Novian is a 2020 graduate of University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law. Before joining Manatt, Novian served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Jacqueline Nguyen of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
  • Joshua A. Stillman is a 2020 graduate of University of Southern California Gould School of Law. Before joining Manatt, Stillman served as an extern for the United States District Court for the Central District of California, as well as for the Santa Barbara Public Defender’s office.

The following first-year consultants have joined Manatt Health Strategy:

  • Michelle Carrera is a 2020 graduate of University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, where she received her M.P.H. Before joining Manatt, Carrera was an intensive case management associate with the International Rescue Committee.
  • Sol Lee is a 2020 graduate of The University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, where he received his M.P.P. Before joining Manatt, Lee was a research fellow with The University of Chicago Medicine Center for Transformative Care.
  • Zachary Looman is a 2020 graduate of University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business and School of Public Health, where he received his M.B.A./M.P.H. Prior to joining Manatt, Looman was a manager of patient experience at Stanford Health Care.
  • Xiao Wang is a 2020 graduate of Yale School of Management, where she earned her M.B.A. Before joining Manatt, Wang was the assistant director for the Administration of Justice Task Force with the New York City Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget.
  • William Cheung is a 2020 graduate of Yale School of Public Health, where he earned his M.P.H. Cheung was previously a project leader of the Future of Care Team at Anthem Health Insurance.

The following first-year managers have joined Manatt Health Strategy:

  • Lori Houston-Floyd is a 2020 graduate of New York University, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, where she received her M.P.A. Prior to joining Manatt, Houston-Floyd was a senior consultant at Deloitte Consulting LLP.
  • Emma Daugherty is a 2020 graduate of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, where she earned her M.P.H. Before joining Manatt, Daugherty was a government relations communications specialist with Kaiser Permanente.
 

*Please note that Manatt’s first-year associates are not yet admitted to the California Bar, so their titles will be law clerk until they are admitted.

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