Manatt Practices Achieve Top-Tier National Rankings from U.S. News/Best Lawyers
“Best Law Firms Rankings”U.S. News & World Report
September 15, 2010 - U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2010 Best Law Firms rankings, marking the inaugural publication of what is to be an annual analysis, with Manatt scoring four Tier 1 national rankings and 31 metropolitan designations.
The rankings, including 30,322 rankings of 8,782 law firms in 81 practice areas, are posted online at www.usnews.com/bestlawfirms; the national first-tier rankings will be featured in the October print issue of U.S. News & World Report, which will go on sale September 27.
The rankings are presented in tiers both nationally and by metropolitan area. To compile the rankings, major clients and leading lawyers were asked to rate the law firms they consider best in their practice area. In the end, 9,514 clients – including every Fortune 100 company and 587 of the Fortune 1000 companies – provided 194,370 firm practice-area evaluations; 6,190 clients provided 11,181 comments about law firm practice areas and individual lawyers; and 8,842 lawyers provided 594,012 firm practice-area evaluations.
The reputational survey responses were combined with more than 3.1 million evaluations of individual lawyers in the most recent Best Lawyers survey of leading lawyers.
Manatt’s 2010 U.S. News/Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings include:
Advertising Law Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Entertainment Law
Los Angeles Banking and Finance Law Corporate Law Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law Entertainment Law Government Relations Practice Health Care Law
New York Advertising Law Health Care Law
Orange County Banking and Finance Law Health Care Law Intellectual Property Law
San Francisco Health Care Law Non-Profit/Charities Law
Washington Advertising Law Entertainment Law
Los Angeles General Commercial Litigation Non-Profit/Charities Law Private Funds / Hedge Funds Law
New York Entertainment Law
Orange County General Commercial Litigation Real Estate Law
Washington Corporate Law Intellectual Property Law
Los Angeles Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law Insurance Law Real Estate Law Securities / Capital Markets Law
New York Corporate Law Insurance Law
Washington Government Relations Practice
New York General Commercial Litigation
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