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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

The Churn: Kirkland IP Duo Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 29, 2014

Two more IP litigation partners leave Kirkland & Ellis, a Bingham McCutchen corporate partner goes in-house, Jones Day scores a Latin American dealmaker and Ropes & Gray grabs a high-profile private equity partner in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Patton Boggs Diaspora Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 26, 2014

After a short stint at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, a pair of former Patton Boggs litigators have joined several former colleagues at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips; a Sidley Austin litigation cochair goes in-house; a former Thelen firm leader retires; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

No Conflict at Manatt For Former Patton Partner Ben Chew

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : August 25, 2014

Benjamin Chew, a former Patton Boggs partner whose subsequent job was compromised because of Patton's involvement in a legal fraud suit, has landed at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips. It's the third Washington law office Chew has worked out of this year, after a brief tenure at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman that his affiliation with Patton had clouded.

MetLife Settles Junk-Fax Actions for $23 Million

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : August 15, 2014

MetLife Inc. will be out $23 million because one of its former top salesmen allegedly violated federal law by blasting junk faxes to as many as 2.8 million recipients in an effort to drum up more business.

Suit Tossed Against Theaters Over Worker Seating

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : August 11, 2014

A California judge has thrown out a class action alleging that AMC Theatres violated the state's “suitable seating” law by failing to provide seats for employees who sell tickets at its box offices.

The Careerist: Top 50 Mommy Firms

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 06, 2014

A look at the subtext behind Working Woman magazine's "50 best firms for women."

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 28, 2014

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

Akin Reclaims Its Lead as Patton Revenue Slides

Andrew Ramonas : The National Law Journal : July 28, 2014

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has reclaimed the top spot among lobbying revenue leaders in Washington following a one-year hiatus.

Data Security in Health Care: HIPAA Enforcement Trends

Helen Pfister and Michelle Gabriel McGovern : New York Law Journal : July 14, 2014

Helen Pfister and Michelle Gabriel McGovern write that a recent $4.8 million settlement with New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University is only the most recent in a series of enforcement actions taken against health care organizations that have failed to protect patient health care data on computer systems, electronic networks or other portable media.

The Churn: Venable Expands in L.A., Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 08, 2014

A day after Hogan Lovells and Squire Patton Boggs started the third quarter with mergers abroad, Venable has gotten into the tie-up game by picking up seven lawyers from Los Angeles litigation boutique Weingarten Brown. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and more in our latest tally of Am Law 200 hires.

Deploying the 30(b)(6) Deposition

Michael R. Gordon and Claudia De Palma : Corporate Counsel : June 27, 2014

As in-house counsel face more litigation and smaller budgets, the 30(b)(6) deposition is a tool to maximize efficiency.

Settlement Pending in L.A. Clippers Robotext Class Action

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : June 25, 2014

The legally embattled Los Angeles Clippers will head to a very different court on June 30 to seek final approval of a $5.3 million settlement of a class action accusing the team of illegally sending unsolicited text messages to the fans' cellphones.

Brady Obligations of Civil Investigators

Ronald G. Blum and Arunabha Bhoumik : New York Law Journal : June 23, 2014

Ronald G. Blum and Arunabha Bhoumik write: Behind the headlines generated by the Mathew Martoma verdict is a decision by U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe that exposes the artifice of coordinated, but "separate," criminal and civil investigations by the DOJ and civil enforcement agencies such as the SEC, the CFTC, and Justice Department civil attorneys.

The Churn: Defections Mount at Edwards Wildman, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 20, 2014

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe has hired Shawn Atkinson, the former cochair of the venture capital and cross-border M&A practice at Edwards Wildman Palmer in London, where the latter firm is trying to stave off a partner exodus. Plus: Bingham McCutchen bulks up in Asia, a partner trio decamps for top in-house roles and other lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Careerist: Top 45 Firms for Women

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 18, 2014

Did your firm make this year's list?

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : June 16, 2014

Personnel changes at Washington-area law firms.

Court Opens Companies To Litigation Over Labeling

Marcia Coyle : The National Law Journal : June 16, 2014

Food and beverage companies would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.

SCOTUS Closes Safe Harbor in False-Advertising Wars

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : June 12, 2014

Companies would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.

Supreme Court Closes Safe Harbor in False-Advertising Wars

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : June 12, 2014

Food and beverage companies and others would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.

Supreme Court Closes Safe Harbor in False-Advertising Wars

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : June 12, 2014

Food and beverage companies and others would be wise to take a long, hard look at their product labels in light of a U.S. Supreme Court decision clearing the way for competitors to allege those labels are false or misleading.

The Churn: Akin Gump, Buchanan Ingersoll Expand, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 03, 2014

Akin Gump adds more Patton Boggs refugees, Buchanan Ingersoll becomes the latest firm to head for the Rockies and more lateral hires from across the Am Law 200.

Hope for the Rule of Law

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : June 02, 2014

Afghan attorneys learning how to bring order to chaos.

Four Firms Score With Record-Setting Clippers Sale

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 30, 2014

Covington & Burling, Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger, Kirkland & Ellis and Proskauer Rose are advising on what could prove to be the most lucrative sale of a professional sports team in U.S. history in former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's proposed $2 billion bid to acquire the National Basketball League's Los Angeles Clippers. But a mammoth antitrust suit looms.

The Churn: Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2014

A look at some partners who won't be joining a combined Squire Patton Boggs, Edwards Wildman Palmer's new public policy group, Polsinelli hires four and more lateral moves across The Am Law 200.

Edwards Wildman Launches Public Policy Group

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 21, 2014

Squire Sanders isn't the only Am Law 100 firm seeking to bolster its government relations arm. Edwards Wildman has added four lobbyists from a Boston-based public policy shop to double the size of its practice.

The Churn: Kirkland Adds Two, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 20, 2014

Kirkland & Ellis poaches from Weil and Baker Botts, a White House rejoins Latham and more new hires across The Am Law 200.

Foley Latest Firm to Shutter a San Diego Office

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 14, 2014

San Diego, where Baker & McKenzie and Goodwin Procter closed their offices in recent years, will see Foley & Lardner also leave town as the firm consolidates its space and moves up the San Diego Freeway to Del Mar.

On the Move

: The Recorder : May 12, 2014

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

The Score: Ex-Patterson Belknap Partner Parsons to Head Clippers

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

As NBA Commissioner Adam Silver pushes Donald Sterling to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, the drama swirling around the team adds new players with ties to Patterson Belknap and Kaye Scholer.

The Churn: Winston Bulks Up in IP and Asia, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 06, 2014

Despite a recent round of layoffs, Winston & Strawn has hired a four-strong corporate team in Hong Kong and a three-partner IP team in San Francisco.