Los Angeles



We’re now in our fifth decade practicing law in Los Angeles. We have deep roots in the community. We’re heavily involved in its civic, social, and commercial life, and we regularly commit our people and resources to its betterment. This makes us particularly attuned to the legal needs of businesses in the area. If you have a pending transaction, litigation, or regulatory issue, you should talk to us. We know the territory. We can give you the hometown advantage. Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP has been a part of Los Angeles since the firm’s founding in 1965. Los Angeles is one of the world’s most vibrant and diverse cities, serving as the gateway to Asia and Latin America. LA is home to the entertainment industry, but it is also an economic capital where a variety of industries flourish, including technology, automotive, consumer goods, retail, beverage, and financial services. The economic diversity of the region is only matched by its cultural and ethnic diversity. Strategically located on the thriving West side of the city, the LA office is our largest office with the greatest number of attorneys nationwide. Our Los Angeles attorneys leverage the specialized expertise found in each office with the broad capabilities of a national firm – this powerful combination and extraordinary commitment to our clients is the hallmark of Manatt.

Manatt and the Community

A founding principle is Manatt’s commitment to the local community. This relationship-based approach continues to shape our corporate culture and serves as a driving force for our Los Angeles attorneys, who are encouraged to take active leadership roles in local organizations. Our attorneys are committed to improving the communities where they live and work. They handle pro bono referrals from a variety of legal service organizations such as Public Counsel Law Center, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles, and Bet Tzedek Legal Services. Additionally, they serve as progressive leaders and active participants in bar associations and civic, cultural, educational, political and charitable activities.


Harvey L. Rochman

Office Partner