Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, is known for quality, for extraordinary commitment to clients, for integrated, relationship-based services, and for a range of specialized capabilities typically found only in boutique firms. We are progressive and entrepreneurial compared to other major firms; and we are deeply committed to diversity, to public service, to involvement in the communities we serve and to excellence in all we do.
We are proud to represent a sophisticated client base in a range of industries including healthcare, financial services, entertainment, media and advertising, real estate, technology, energy and natural resources, consumer goods and services and transportation.
Our service areas include advertising; antitrust; banking; bankruptcy and financial restructuring; corporate finance and securities; environmental; government and regulatory; healthcare; insurance; intellectual property, including patent, trademark and copyright; internet and e-commerce; labor and employment; litigation and trial; mergers and acquisitions; motion picture and television; music; real estate and land use; tax, benefits and compensation; and venture capital. We provide sophisticated technical expertise and service capabilities at the very highest levels, supplemented by the industry know-how necessary to achieve our clients’ business objectives.
Our strong presence in America’s most important business markets enables us to address and exceed client expectations. Our largest offices are strategically located in Los Angeles, New York City, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Orange County and Washington, D.C. Our offices in Sacramento and Albany – the capitals of California and New York – provide connections to government decision makers and to solutions that are unavailable from our competitors. Our access, influence and reach are enhanced by our subsidiary, Manatt Jones Global Strategies, LLC, which develops and implements programs to expand client businesses and promote effective competition on a global basis.
With powerful national litigation capabilities, exceptional transactional experience and influential government and regulatory resources, our objective is to provide unparalleled legal, strategic and business advice. We deliver on that objective for our clients every day.
Our professionals are leaders.
Our professionals are accomplished.
Our professionals understand the intersection of business and government.
Our professionals are recognized.
Our professionals are interesting.
As we look for new opportunities to serve, we continue to enhance long-term relationships of trust with our clients. That sense of partnership, coupled with a superior record of success, is responsible for Manatt’s reputation for excellence, and identity as the firm where professionals perform, not merely practice.
Honors and Awards
2011 Legal Services for Children Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year
2011 Bar Association of San Francisco Outstanding Law Firm of the Year
2011 Learning Rights Law Center Breaking Education Barriers Award
2010 AIDS Legal Referral Panel Pro Bono Champion
2010 National Law Journal Pro Bono Award
2010 New Directions Community Hero Award
2010 New York Lawyers for the Public Interest Pro Bono All-Star Award
2010 Legal Aid of Marin Outstanding Pro Bono Service Award
2010 Legal Aid Association of California Award of Merit
2010 Western Law Center on Law and Poverty Brinsley Award for Pro Bono
2010 Volunteers of Legal Services Pro Bono Service Award
2009 Pro Bono Institute Corporate Pro Bono Partner Award
2009 National Law Journal Pro Bono Award
2009 American Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award
2009 American Civil Liberties Union Religious Liberty Award