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Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

  • Designation: Los Angeles
  • Head Count: 329
  • Gross Revenues: $281,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $855,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,230,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 4

Manatt, Phes & Phillips, is a Los Angeles-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Manatt, Phes & Phillips, has 329 attorneys and is the 134th largest firm in the United States.  With $281,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 112th on The American Lawyer's 2014 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 200 112 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

Musical Chairs at Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2015

As the one-year anniversary of the firm's creation draws near, several more Squire Patton Boggs partners seek new homes; Baker & Hostetler brings on roughly 30 lawyers from McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of the latter's June 1 merger with Dentons; Boies, Schiller & Flexner bags another federal prosecutor; Greenberg Traurig grows in Poland; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Accounting Firm's Legal Arm Expands in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015

EY Legal, the legal services unit of accounting giant Ernst & Young, launches a financial regulatory practice in London with 12 lawyers from two Am Law 100 firms; Foley Hoag opens in New York; a senior Wilmer partner goes in-house; a Cravath partner departs; more machinations at McKenna Long & Aldridge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 11, 2015

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

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

Our roundup of law firm promotions and laterals: Covington & Burling; Jones Day; Kelly Drye & Warren; Locke Lord; Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

Aspirational Legal Weed Company Sparks Up With Drinker Biddle

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 27, 2015

Drinker Biddle & Reath has been retained as corporate and securities counsel to CannaPharmaRx, an early-stage pharmaceutical company focused on advancing research and discovery in the cannabinoid industry.

McKenna Long Tax Chief Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 26, 2015

The head of McKenna Long & Aldridge's national tax group leaves ahead of a merger with global legal giant Dentons; Arnold & Porter and Cozen O'Connor both make bulk hires from smaller firms; a Jones Day bankruptcy baron returns; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Hollywood and China: An International Buddy Movie

Anthony Paonita : Corporate Counsel : April 24, 2015

Market forces are bringing the two together. Hollywood wants the box office riches; Chinese companies want Hollywood techniques.

Morning Wrap: Report Says Tom Boggs' Son Will Leave Namesake Firm

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : April 23, 2015

Douglas Boggs is eyeing a job at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips while his father's former firm dwindles inside Squire Patton Boggs: This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.

Sony's Hacked Emails a Treasure Trove for Attorney-Client Relations

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 19, 2015

Internal emails hacked from Sony Pictures Entertainment late last year have been released in a searchable database form by WikiLeaks. The document dump reveals frank discussions between the company's in-house lawyers and outside counsel on everything from legal fees and conflict waivers to pitches for business.

Oil Refiners' Lobby Taps Crowell & Moring, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 03, 2015

Crowell & Moring's environmental and natural resources chair decamps for a key client; Fried Frank hires a new litigation chief; McGuireWoods adds a former top Milbank litigator in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Medbox Annual Report Shows Manatt's Bet on Big Weed

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 01, 2015

Medical marijuana dispensary Medbox, which was once valued at $2 billion before it was beset by a variety of legal entanglements, filed its annual report last week. The 10-K reveals that the company issued shares worth almost $280,000 to two of its outside legal advisers, including Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : March 26, 2015

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

DirecTV Duped Consumers Over Monthly Costs, FTC Says in Suit

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : March 11, 2015

Seeking refunds for millions of consumers, the Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday sued DirecTV for false advertising, alleging that the satellite television provider misrepresented the true cost of its service.

Sedgwick Settles $210 Million Legal Malpractice Case

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : March 11, 2015

Sedgwick has reached a tentative settlement to resolve a lawsuit over its role in a $1 billion Ponzi scheme in California. A spokesman for the San Francisco law firm, which put off a March 3 trial to begin settlement discussions, confirmed that an agreement had been reached. Details of the settlement were not disclosed.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : March 02, 2015

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

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : February 27, 2015

Seven firms announce new additions.

On the Move

: The Recorder : February 17, 2015

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

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 16, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Holland & Knight Heads to Denver, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 10, 2015

Fresh off successful financial years in 2014, Holland & Knight opens a Denver office with six lawyers from Lathrop & Gage; Akin plucks a practice leader from Paul Hastings; Covington & Burling adds a former federal prosecutor; a handful of departures from Dickstein Shapiro; Kirkland & Ellis grows in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : February 09, 2015

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

Squire Patton Boggs Health Care Leaders Defect, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 08, 2015

Jones Day and Polsinelli pick up a pair of Squire Patton Boggs health care practice leaders; Dickinson Wright and Jackson Lewis prepare for new offices; Paul Weiss picks up a top federal prosecutor; Willkie Farr makes another hire in Houston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Locke Lord Lures Boies Litigator, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2015

Boies Schiller & Flexner partner Kathleen Smalley is headed to newly merged Locke Lord; Davis Polk poaches Greenberg Traurig's real estate chair in New York; three DLA Piper finance lawyers depart; Littler Mendelson heads to Maine; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : February 02, 2015

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

Movers

: The National Law Journal : February 02, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Polsinelli's Super Bowl Shuffle, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2015

Polsinelli, one of the Am Law 100's fastest-growing firms, churns through its partnership; Alston & Bird adds eight in Dallas; Freshfields hires again in New York; a Skadden practice leader goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Speaker's Sudden Downfall Stirs Anxiety in Legal Community

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2015

With Sheldon Silver no longer at the helm of the state Assembly, criminal justice and court advocates say they're anxious about how new leadership in the chamber will affect the judiciary, civil and criminal legal services providers and other areas of the legal system.

Manatt's Donna Wilson

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : January 26, 2015

The cybersecurity attorney discusses California's new data breach law and the president's push for similar federal rules.

McDermott Taps New COO, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2015

Two firms shuffling their COOs saw partners depart in January; DLA Piper and Kirkland & Ellis make some high-profile labor and employment hires; Quinn Emanuel grows in Houston; Wilmer raids MoFo for a new cybersecurity chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.