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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

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.

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.

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.

Shout-Out: Manatt Blocks Phone Sexting Class Action

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : January 14, 2016

A team from Manatt, Phelps & Phillips rebuffed a would-be class action by people who got unwanted dirty text messages from a phone sex provider.

Foley & Lardner Inks Lobbying Alliances in Two States

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

Two months after its trans-Atlantic merger talks with British firm Eversheds fell through, Foley & Lardner has struck alliances with government affairs shops in California and Michigan.

Six Firms Advise on First Pharmaceutical Megadeal of 2016

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 11, 2016

Cravath, Jones Day, Kirkland & Ellis, Ropes & Gray, Slaughter and May and Skadden have grabbed roles on the proposed $32 billion merger between rare disease drug makers Shire plc and Baxalta Inc.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 07, 2016

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

Lobbying, Litigators and Laterals: The Year in Legal Business

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : December 26, 2015

With sustained and modest fiscal stability across the legal industry last year, 2015 created a clean palette for many of D.C.'s largest law firms. Some redesigned their Washington-focused practices like lobbying and white-collar law, many added or lost groups of lawyers, and a few considered or closed on mergers. We look at the 10 top trends and business decisions that created buzz in Washington Big Law this year, from Dentons to Dennis Hastert.

Sports Concussion Group Hires Health Care Veteran as GC

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : December 03, 2015

It's familiar grounds for Jay Paik, general counsel and vice president of business operations at the Sports Concussion Institute. He's rejoined Nelson Hardiman, his former boutique health care firm, as of counsel.

Rare Fight Over Bar Discipline

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : November 30, 2015

Most lawyers accused of an ethics violation in Washington accept an early, low-level sanction — the equivalent of a slap on the wrist — if it's offered. Not Marylin Jenkins.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : November 19, 2015

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

Third Circuit Reinstates Hospital's $26M Insurance Dispute

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : November 17, 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has revived a $26 million Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement dispute between a hospital and an insurer, but kicked the case to New Jersey state court.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : November 16, 2015

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

Court Says ITC Can't Ban Digital Imports

Scott Graham : The Recorder : November 10, 2015

The Federal Circuit ruled, 2-1, that the commission lacks authority to block Internet transmissions.

Sidley Adds Finance Partner in LA

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : November 09, 2015

Richard Petretti is moving from Morgan Lewis.

Dickinson Wright Debuts Health Care Venture, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 09, 2015

Detroit-based Dickinson Wright launches a health care affiliate; Duane Morris hires a diversity leader; Quinn Emanuel starts a class action practice in Australia; Sidley expands in Los Angeles; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

On the Move

: The Recorder : November 06, 2015

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

Mexico Grows Amid Headwinds

: Daily Business Review : October 30, 2015

Latin America's outlook for 2016 is a patchwork of bright spots and dark prospects, with individual economies simultaneously bogged down by sagging oil prices, corruption scandals and political instability; and buoyed by regulatory reforms and a growing middle class.

On the Move

: The Recorder : October 26, 2015

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

How Large Are the Public-Policy Practices Within Law Firms?

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : October 26, 2015

One of the most surprising results of this year's National Law Journal Influence 50 lobbying survey was the number of law firms that counted almost $100 million or more in revenue from work intended to influence federal policy.

Fee Tracker: Big Firms Feast on IPOs

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 23, 2015

Simpson Thacher and Davis Polk divvy up fees from the largest IPO of 2015; a look at the nation's top legal lobbying shops; and other billables of note from throughout the Am Law 200 universe.

Charter School Cap, Tax Issues Top Spending on Lobbying

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : October 22, 2015

In the first half of 2015, clients spent $131 million lobbying New York lawmakers, according to a report issued Thursday. Among the issues that prompsted clients to open up their pocketbooks this year are the proposed Education Investment Tax Credit, the cap on charter schools and the 421-a property tax exemption program, which provides an exemption for developers who build affordable housing.

How to Slice the Pie of a Firm's Public-Policy Practice

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : October 20, 2015

Some—but not all—law firms do everything in public policy. Or at least they say they do. The National Law Journal asked firms in our Influence 50 survey to discuss what types of public policy work generated most of their revenues, and more than 20 firms replied with detailed lists of their lobbying and other services. Here are a few more highlights from what the 20 largest firms on the Influence 50 shared.

In-House Counsel Profile: Patch of Land Inc.'s Amy Wan

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : October 19, 2015

"I love working with the people here. They're ambitious and some of the smartest people I've ever met — and I love the fact that I get to help build the company from scratch."

Deal Watch: Fourth Quarter Begins With Big Deal Deluge

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 15, 2015

Could Dell's $67 billion buy of EMC Corp. and the $104 billion union of beer giants Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller point to a grand M&A finale for 2015?

Bay Area's Big-Name Lawyers Backing Clinton, Fiorina

Patience Haggin and Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : October 02, 2015

Hillary is way out in front in the race for donors in the liberal-leaning legal community but Carly has a few friends at Wilson Sonsini.