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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

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.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 08, 2015

A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

Star Litigators Depart, Plus (Many) More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2015

An array of high-profile litigators from Irell & Manella and Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi are starting their own firms as January's annual “running of the laterals” begins. Also, Hinshaw & Culbertson hires Dewey & LeBoeuf's former general counsel; a Bingham McCutchen partner and ex-Cadwalader leader find new homes; Blank Rome opens in Pittsburgh; Greenberg Traurig goes to Tokyo; Quinn Emanuel heads to Seattle; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sedgwick Fighting for Dismissal of Malpractice Claims

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : January 05, 2015

Sedgwick LLP has asked a federal judge to toss out a $200 million malpractice case filed against the firm in the fallout from a failed Ponzi scheme.

Legal Business: Climate Unsettled

Katelyn Polantz and Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : December 29, 2014

2014 was tumultuous for law firms — several didn't live to see 2015, or held on via mergers.

On the Move

: The Recorder : December 22, 2014

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

INADMISSIBLE: Ex-Aide Sues Texas Congressman's Office

: The National Law Journal : December 22, 2014

A former staffer in the office of U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, sued her old workplace alleging she was illegally fired in a sexually charged environment after she complained about mistreatment. Plus more in this week's column.

State Bar Nixes Move, Sale, and Any Self-Study

Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : December 19, 2014

In voting down proposal to review its operations, trustees were urged not to "capitulate to drama" around Dunn ouster. And State Bar visitors be warned: It's a slippery place!

Operation Full Disclosure: A Warning to Companies About Ads

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : December 17, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission wants companies to take a step back and focus on some pre-Internet advertising issues.

Watchdog's Foreign Lobbying Audit Finds 'Lax Enforcement'

Andrew Ramonas : Legal Times : December 16, 2014

U.S. lobbyists representing foreign governments don't have much reason to fear the U.S. Department of Justice if they skirt a federal law requiring them to report certain details about their advocacy, according to a report a watchdog group released Tuesday.

Bingham Pro Bono Cases Find New Home in Morgan Lewis

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : December 16, 2014

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius will assume nearly 500 pro bono cases from Bingham McCutchen as part of its absorption of the firm, bringing the combined total of pro bono cases from both firms to as many as 1,500.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Navigating Legal Issues in the Twittersphere

Jesse M. Brody and Suemyra A. Shah : Internet Law & Strategy : November 12, 2014

Companies now maintain an active presence on Twitter, but the extent to which brands can lawfully interact with other Twitter users for advertising and similar commercial purposes is still not yet clearly defined.

Ninth Circuit Says Sirius Can't Arbitrate Toyota Owners' Claims

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : November 10, 2014

Buying a car shouldn't automatically bind someone to a contract with an optional satellite radio service, wrote Judge Harry Pregerson.

Covington Nabs MoFo Financial Services Pro, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2014

Covington & Burling picks up a leading consumer financial services lawyer from Morrison & Foerster, a firm that recently saw a technology transactions partner join the NBA; Gibson Dunn makes a government hire after election season; two more firms raid Bingham; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 04, 2014

Eight firms announce new additions, while Nancy Hoppock has been named first deputy director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice.