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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 336
  • Gross Revenues: $303,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $900,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,245,000
  • Year Over Year Change: N/A

Manatt, Phes & Phillips, is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Manatt, Phes & Phillips, has 336 attorneys and is the 132nd largest firm in the United States.  With $303,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 108th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, NY and TN.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 108 4 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 134 -2 Lawyer head count
The A-List 23 11 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 28 38 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 34 -11 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 48 -48 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : November 19, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

Third Circuit Reinstates Hospital's $26M Insurance Dispute

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : November 17, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has revived a $26 million Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement dispute between a hospital and an insurer, but kicked the case to New Jersey state court.


: The National Law Journal : November 16, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Court Says ITC Can't Ban Digital Imports

Scott Graham : The Recorder : November 10, 2015

The Federal Circuit ruled, 2-1, that the commission lacks authority to block Internet transmissions.

Sidley Adds Finance Partner in LA

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : November 09, 2015

Richard Petretti is moving from Morgan Lewis.

Dickinson Wright Debuts Health Care Venture, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2015

Detroit-based Dickinson Wright launches a health care affiliate; Duane Morris hires a diversity leader; Quinn Emanuel starts a class action practice in Australia; Sidley expands in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : November 06, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 26, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

How Large Are the Public-Policy Practices Within Law Firms?

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

One of the most surprising results of this year's National Law Journal Influence 50 lobbying survey was the number of law firms that counted almost $100 million or more in revenue from work intended to influence federal policy.

Fee Tracker: Big Firms Feast on IPOs

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 23, 2015

Simpson Thacher and Davis Polk divvy up fees from the largest IPO of 2015; a look at the nation's top legal lobbying shops; and other billables of note from throughout the Am Law 200 universe.

Charter School Cap, Tax Issues Top Spending on Lobbying

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : October 22, 2015

In the first half of 2015, clients spent $131 million lobbying New York lawmakers, according to a report issued Thursday. Among the issues that prompsted clients to open up their pocketbooks this year are the proposed Education Investment Tax Credit, the cap on charter schools and the 421-a property tax exemption program, which provides an exemption for developers who build affordable housing.

How to Slice the Pie of a Firm's Public-Policy Practice

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : October 20, 2015

Some—but not all—law firms do everything in public policy. Or at least they say they do. The National Law Journal asked firms in our Influence 50 survey to discuss what types of public policy work generated most of their revenues, and more than 20 firms replied with detailed lists of their lobbying and other services. Here are a few more highlights from what the 20 largest firms on the Influence 50 shared.

In-House Counsel Profile: Patch of Land Inc.'s Amy Wan

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : October 19, 2015

"I love working with the people here. They're ambitious and some of the smartest people I've ever met — and I love the fact that I get to help build the company from scratch."

Deal Watch: Fourth Quarter Begins With Big Deal Deluge

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 15, 2015

Could Dell's $67 billion buy of EMC Corp. and the $104 billion union of beer giants Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller point to a grand M&A finale for 2015?

Bay Area's Big-Name Lawyers Backing Clinton, Fiorina

Patience Haggin and Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : October 02, 2015

Hillary is way out in front in the race for donors in the liberal-leaning legal community but Carly has a few friends at Wilson Sonsini.

Deal Watch: M&A Stays Strong Through Third Quarter, Skadden Tops League Tables

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2015

As 2015's third quarter comes to a close, bank-breaking, billion-dollar deals seem to be the gifts that keep on giving for M&A lawyers at Am Law 100 firms.

White Collar Crime

: New York Law Journal : September 28, 2015

In this Special Report from the New York Law Journal, brought to you free by : "The FCA and Overpayments: 'Kane' Creates New Risks for Health Care Providers," "Federal Sentencing: The Impact of ABA Report and Amendments to Guideline for Economic Crimes," "The Challenge of Misplaced Whistleblower Incentives" and "Abacus Federal Savings Bank and the Dangers of Cooperation Without Representation."

Global Legal Awards: 2015 Global Citizenship Awards

: The American Lawyer : September 25, 2015

The American Lawyer Global Citizenship Awards honor global matters dedicated to the spirit of pro bono and social responsibility.

Ex-Manatt Litigator Proud Father of Rare Identical Triplets

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : September 21, 2015

Three new babies changed the career trajectory of a lawyer from Long Island, New York. Jason Fenley left Manatt, Phelps & Phillips earlier this year for a position closer to home at seven-lawyer Egan & Golden.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : September 10, 2015

A round-up of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

Midlevel Associates: A Sunny Outlook in the West

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : September 03, 2015

West Coast midlevels tended to be happier than their East Coast counterparts.

I Am Peggy (Or How I Became an Ad Lawyer)

Linda Goldstein : The Careerist : September 03, 2015

The chair of Manatt Phelps' advertising practice writes about carving a niche in Big Law.

The Global Lawyer: The Slave Next Door

Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

A dozen law firms team up to stop human trafficking, and send Congress a signal.

What Matters to Your AG, and Why You Should Care

Katherine Winfree : Corporate Counsel : August 24, 2015

Here's a primer on what to do when your state attorney general comes calling. Hint: How they find out about a matter influences how they treat it.

Sidley Austin on the Hunt in LA, Plus More Lateral Moves

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 11, 2015

Manatt loses another partner to Sidley in Los Angeles; Debevoise makes do with a pair of IP departures; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Pot Luck: Marijuana Legalization Drives Budding Practices

Zoe Ferguson : The American Lawyer : August 11, 2015

A few bold Am Law 200 firms are growing their own pot law practices.

INADMISSIBLE: Trial Lawyer Billy Martin's Next Steps

: The National Law Journal : August 10, 2015

The firms around him have merged, failed and moved, but celebrity trial lawyer William "Billy" Martin hasn't changed his practice. Plus more in this week's column.

Billy Martin Heads to Eighth Firm, Reflects on What He's Learned

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : August 06, 2015

The firms around him have merged, failed and moved, but celebrity trial lawyer William "Billy" Martin hasn't changed his practice. After working at seven firms in 15 years, Martin said he won't be jarred when he dissolves the boutique shop he founded in 2013. He and two other lawyers from his practice will join Miles & Stockbridge's Washington office, the firm announced this week. "Substantial clients call me not because I'm with Firm A or Firm B. I don't have a different way of practicing in a small firm or a big firm," Martin said.

Can Cooperation Expose a Company to a Defamation Claim?

Jacqueline C. Wolff and Arunabha Bhoumik : Business Crimes Bulletin : August 05, 2015

The courts have split as to whether statements to prosecutors during the course of cooperating with a government investigation can give rise to such a lawsuit.

On the Move

: The Recorder : August 03, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.