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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

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.

Dentons Grows in New Jersey and Africa, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 04, 2014

One of the world's largest firms expands in the Garden State and Casablanca; Katten Muchin Rosenman adds a former Dealmaker of the Year; Norton Rose Fulbright gets into cybersecurity; Willkie Farr & Gallagher goes to Houston and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : November 03, 2014

New arrivals and laterals in this week's column.

Who in Big Law Cut Checks for the Midterms?

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : October 28, 2014

The NLJ looks at how the legal industry supports certain interests and people, and where lobbying horsepower could focus in the coming years. In this report, we've highlighted midterm election contributions to three powerful members of Congress.

Edwards Wildman Trio Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 28, 2014

Three more Edwards Wildman Palmer partners head elsewhere amid the firm's looming merger vote with Locke Lord; Kirkland's latest lateral raid targets Skadden; a Bingham McCutchen restructuring partner heads in-house; Tom Daschle joins forces with Baker Donelson; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 27, 2014

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

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : October 23, 2014

A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

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

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

Six weeks after joining Fried Frank, former Sidley Austin securities and derivatives enforcement head David Katz returns to the firm; Kirkland & Ellis makes two more high-profile additions; Schulte Roth snags Patterson Belknap's trusts and estates chair; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Manatt Adds Trademark Partner, IP Lawyers

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 20, 2014

Michelle Cooke was previously the leader of Steptoe & Johnson's trademark transactional practice in California.

Edwards Wildman's Tech Cochair Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2014

Another Edwards Wildman Palmer partner departs ahead of the firm's proposed merger later this year with Locke Lord; a Bingham partner heads to the FCC; Fried Frank and Kirkland & Ellis add a pair of new partners; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 17, 2014

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

Manatt Adds Trio of IP Partners in Southern California

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : October 15, 2014

Robert Dickerson, most recently a partner at Dickstein Shapiro, will chair Manatt's IP practice.

Hold the Phones: Companies on the Hook for TCPA Risks

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : October 15, 2014

On the one-year anniversary of updates to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a look at how much of an effect they've had.

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : October 06, 2014

Lateral moves at Bryan Cave, Dentons, Manatt Phelps and Venable in this week's column.

Bingham Starts Hiring Again, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 27, 2014

After months of partner departures, Bingham McCutchen has dipped into the lateral market to make some hires of its own by bringing on an energy partner in Washington, D.C., and a senior counsel in San Francisco. The Am Law Daily looks at those moves and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Personal Notes on Lawyers

: New York Law Journal : September 23, 2014

Five firms announce new additions; New Orleans-founded firm McGlinchey Stafford has opened an office in Midtown Manhattan; and Bryan R. Williams was elected chair of the board of trustees of the National Conference of Bar Examiners.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : September 22, 2014

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

Chadbourne, Boies Square Off as U.S. Guards Iran Secrets

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 15, 2014

Chadbourne's Abbe Lowell and Lee Wolosky of Boies Schiller are no strangers to sensational cases. Exhibit A: billionaire Victor Restis' defamation lawsuit against United Against Nuclear Iran, which was thrown back into the headlines over the weekend by the government's plea to toss the case.

Proskauer Helps Keep Bills in Buffalo

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

In what could be the largest-ever sale of a National Football League team, Proskauer Rose is advising the estate of the late Ralph Wilson Jr. on its agreement to sell the Buffalo Bills to shale gas industry billionaire Terrence Pegula for a reported $1.4 billion. A handful of other regional and Am Law 100 firms also have roles related to the sale.

On the Move

: The Recorder : September 08, 2014

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

Lure of the Legal Giants, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 07, 2014

Baker & McKenzie, Jones Day, Norton Rose Fulbright and Squire Patton Boggs all experienced churn to their robust partnership ranks in the first week of September; a high-profile in-house lawyer joins Ballard Spahr as a Bingham McCutchen partner heads the other way; and Milbank brings on a top federal prosecutor in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Weil Hires in Dallas, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 02, 2014

Weil, Gotshal & Manges, which experienced an exodus of partners in Dallas last year, has made a key corporate hire in the city. The Am Law Daily looks at that move as well as more departures from Bingham McCutchen and Kirkland & Ellis, tie-ups by DLA Piper and Hinshaw & Culbertson and some prominent lawyers leaving public service in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.