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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

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : May 04, 2016

Seven firms announce new additions, the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's Office has appointed Taryn Merkl as acting deputy chief of its criminal division, and attorneys Jennifer Keough, Neil Zola and David Isaac have formed JND Legal Administration to administer large-scale class actions, bankruptcy and mass tort cases.

Big Law Alums Seek to Grow Tech Startup Scene in New York

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 04, 2016

New York City's efforts to grow as an East Coast technology hub are being helped by Tech:NYC, a new nonprofit headed by a former Loeb & Loeb and Dentons lawyer that has two Am Law 100 alums on its board. Gunderson Dettmer is also involved with the organization.

April: Lateral Litigator Winners and Losers

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : May 02, 2016

A look at some of the most notable lateral litigator moves in April.

Fox Rothschild Bets on Big Wealth, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2016

The Philadelphia-based firm bolts on smaller wealth management shops in California and Florida; Jenner & Block rebuilds its government contracts group; Sidley Austin hires MoFo's ERISA head; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Guess Who's Coming to Contract (Without an Invitation)?

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : April 14, 2016

Surprise: There's an unknown party to your contract. It's not exactly as much fun as the surprise party your friends threw for your 30th birthday. And hangover aside, the consequences are more severe.

London Calling for Two Big Firms, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2016

Boies Schiller and Cooley bulk up their nascent outposts in London; Gordon Rees and Shipman & Goodwin grow in New York; Hogan Lovells hires four in Australia and an ex-New York prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : March 28, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Recognition for Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : March 28, 2016

Among other honors, C. Evan Stewart, a senior partner at Cohen & Gresser, has been presented with the Sanford Levy Award by the Committee on Professional Ethics of the New York State Bar Association.

Shout-Out: Sidley and Manatt Win a $25M Jury Verdict in Corporate Spy Case

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : March 24, 2016

Lawyers from Sidley Austin and Manatt, Phelps & Phillips scored a $25 million jury verdict on behalf of a California-based mortgage bank that said its ex-employees illegally transferred hundreds of private consumer loan files to a competitor.

Supreme Court to Review Apple-Samsung Patent Damages

Scott Graham : The Recorder : March 21, 2016

Monday's cert grant on design damages threatens to knock out the last piece of Apple's 2012 win.

SeaWorld's Decision on Whale Shows Followed Legal Feeding Frenzy

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : March 17, 2016

Thanks to regulatory challenges and lawsuits tied to SeaWorld Entertainment's famous orca shows, the company has had to rely heavily on professionals that can't be paid in sardines: lawyers.

NY Boutique Bags Big Law Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 16, 2016

Comings-and-goings at McCarter & English; Pillsbury Winthrop heads to Hong Kong; Proskauer Rose picks up a new life sciences vice chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Am Law 100: Squire Patton Boggs Looks Beyond Washington For Revenue Growth

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : March 15, 2016

While profitability dropped, Squire Patton Boggs didn't let up on revenue and personnel growth in 2015. Gross revenue hit a high of $929 million, a 6.7 percent increase from the year before.

On the Move

: The Recorder : March 14, 2016

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

Akin Gump Health Leader Heads In-House, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 14, 2016

New York's Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center adds a high-ranking Akin Gump partner to serve as its new legal chief; a troubled Kaye Scholer partner departs; Kirkland makes another high-profile hire; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : March 14, 2016

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips Names Five New Partners

Staff : The American Lawyer : March 02, 2016

The lawyers will be based in Costa Mesa, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Big Law Partners Snag GC Roles, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 02, 2016

Davis Polk, Paul Hastings, Simpson Thacher and Stoel Rives partners head in-house; K&L Gates and Kirkland & Ellis see a spate of exits; Orrick adds another energy partner; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : February 29, 2016

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

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : February 25, 2016

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

A Vinson Partner's Quick Turnaround, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 24, 2016

A week after leaving Vinson & Elkins for Simpson Thacher, Douglas McWilliams did an about-face; Hughes Hubbard hires a new securities enforcement chair; Latham and Paul Weiss grow in Hong Kong; and other key additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 22, 2016

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

The Am Law 100, the Early Numbers: Sidley Partners Pass $2 Million Mark

Susan Beck : The Am Law Daily : February 17, 2016

The firm, which celebrates its sesquicentennial this year, posted across-the-board gains in revenue and profit.

Three Practice Leaders Leave DLA Piper, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 03, 2016

DLA Piper loses three practice leaders but merges in Europe; another Dickstein Shapiro partner departs; Jones Day opens in Brisbane; Orrick unveils its Houston hires; Quinn Emanuel adds an Israel expert; and other moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

David Ruiz : The Recorder : February 01, 2016

Sporty New Dean for Chapman Law School

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : January 28, 2016

The next dean of the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law has one foot in the legal academy and the other in the world of professional sports. University officials have tapped Matthew Parlow, an associate dean at Marquette University Law School, to replace outgoing law dean Tom Campbell.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 28, 2016

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

Houston Hiring Market Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2016

Paul Hastings and Kirkland & Ellis and several other big firms make key additions in Texas; Greenberg Traurig, Orrick and Sidley Austin keep hiring; Wilson Sonsini welcomes back a favorite son; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

K&L Gates Going Gangbusters, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2016

After a series of lateral losses, K&L Gates hits the ground running with some new hires to start 2016; Dickstein Shapiro's departures mount; Fried Frank launches a London restructuring practice and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sidley Hires Manatt M&A Chief

David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 25, 2016

David Grinberg is the latest to join Sidley's new Century City office.