Prana Topper is an accomplished litigator, a skilled trial attorney and the leader of Manatt’s New York office. She strategically works with clients throughout the litigation process to position matters for trial and favorable pretrial resolution, and to address issues before they require formal proceedings.
Prana has a history of earning positive outcomes for clients and has handled trials through verdict in federal and state courts, as well as arbitration hearings. She has also litigated significant matters before federal and state appellate courts. Outside of the courtroom, Prana represents clients at mediation and in regulatory agency inquiries and investigations. She brings a business-focused and practical approach to litigation, whether handling a filed case or counseling clients on negotiated resolutions of disputes, strategies to minimize risk and compliance, or options to pursue legal remedies.
Prana represents clients navigating a wide range of matters, with particular experience in entertainment and complex business litigation. Her extensive practice includes contractual disputes, royalty claims, copyright and intellectual property issues, employment matters, business torts, securities law, and class actions, among others. Prana advocates for clients across industries, with a significant focus on media and entertainment, financial services, consumer products, and health care. Her thoughtful, thorough advice has earned her the trust of prominent individual and corporate clients.
Prana has been recognized on Crain’s New York Business’ Notable Women in Law list for three years and has twice been selected to serve on Law360’s Trials Editorial Advisory Board. The Legal 500 has also made note of her work in recognizing Manatt’s Media and Entertainment Litigation practice.