Best Lawyers in America Names 64 Manatt Attorneys to 2020 List

Best Lawyers in America
– Best Lawyers
Sixty-four Manatt attorneys have been named to the 2020 edition of the Best Lawyers in America report, which recognizes the nation’s leading lawyers each year based on a national peer-review survey.  
 
Five attorneys were also named “Lawyer of the Year” in this year’s report. In Albany, Marcia D. Alazraki was selected for Insurance Law, and James W. Lytle was selected for the Government Relations Practice. In Los Angeles, Michael M. Berger was selected for Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law, and Charles E. Washburn, Jr., was selected for Financial Services Regulation Law. In San Francisco, Jeff C. Nguyen was selected for Nonprofit / Charities Law.
 
The 2020 list includes the following Manatt attorneys:
 
Albany
 
Marcia D. Alazraki
Insurance Law
 
James W. Lytle
Government Relations Practice
Health Care Law
 
Los Angeles
 
Keith M. Allen-Niesen
Real Estate Law
 
Gordon Bava
Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Mergers and Acquisitions Law
 
Michael M. Berger
Appellate Practice
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
 
Jeff (Charles) Biederman
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television
Entertainment Law – Music

Jordan Bromley
Entertainment Law – Music
 
Edward Burg
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Litigation – Land Use and Zoning
 
Lindsay Conner
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television
 
Victor De la Cruz
Land Use and Zoning Law
 
Craig J. de Recat
Commercial Litigation
Litigation – Environmental
 
Blase P. Dillingham
Corporate Law
 
Peter Duchesneau
Litigation – Environmental
 
John M. Gatti
Litigation – Intellectual Property
 
Gary L. Gilbert
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television
Entertainment Law – Music
 
Timi Anyon Hallem
Leisure and Hospitality Law
Real Estate Law
 
Ivan L. Kallick
Litigation – Bankruptcy
 
George D. Kieffer
Administrative / Regulatory Law
 
Barry S. Landsberg
Health Care Law
Litigation – Health Care

John F. Libby
Criminal Defense: White Collar
 
Donald Meaders
Employment Benefits (ERISA) Law
Tax Law
 
Craig A. Moyer
Energy Law
Environmental Law
 
F. Thomas Muller, Jr.
Real Estate Law
 
Gregory N. Pimstone
Health Care Law
 
L. Lee Phillips
Entertainment Law – Music
 
Robert H. Platt
Commercial Litigation
 
William T. Quicksilver
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
 
Anita Sabine
Real Estate Law

James R. Schwartz
Health Care Law
Nonprofit / Charities Law

Brad W. Seiling
Commercial Litigation

Benjamin G. Shatz
Appellate Practice
 
George M. Soneff
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
 
Lisa Specht
Corporate Law
 
Charles E. Washburn, Jr.
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
 
Sophia K. Yen
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television
 
New York
 
Deborah Bachrach
Health Care Law

Robert D. Belfort
Health Care Law

William S. Bernstein
Health Care Law

Aydin S. Caginalp
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television
Entertainment Law – Music
 
Melinda J. Dutton
Health Care Law
 
Jeffrey S. Edelstein
Advertising Law
 
Peter F. Olberg
Corporate Law
Health Care Law
 
Monika Tashman
Entertainment Law – Music
 
Jacqueline C. Wolff
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
 
Po Yi
Advertising Law
Entertainment Law – Motion Pictures and Television
 
Orange County
 
Steve Edwards
Real Estate Law
 
Susan K. Hori
Land Use and Zoning Law
Real Estate Law
 
Kenneth B. Julian
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
 
Ellen R. Marshall
Banking and Finance Law
International Mergers & Acquisitions
 
Thomas D. Phelps
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
 
Palo Alto
 
Michael Polentz
Real Estate Law
 
San Francisco
 
Amy B. Briggs
Insurance Law
 
Jill S. Dodd
Litigation – Trusts and Estates
Nonprofit / Charities Law
Tax Law
Trusts and Estates
 
James F. Eastman
Real Estate Law
 
Clayton B. Gantz
Real Estate Law
 
Barry W. Lee
Commercial Litigation
 
Alvin T. Levitt
Tax Law
 
David L. Huard
Energy Law
 
Jeff C. Nguyen
Nonproft / Charities Law
 
Marv Pearlstein
Real Estate Law
 
Washington, DC
 
Robert Fabrikant
Health Care Law
 
Deborah Kelly
Employment Law – Management
Litigation – Labor and Employment
 
Cindy Mann
Health Care Law
 
John L. Ray
Corporate Law
 
View the full rankings here.