For 2018, Manatt ranked 25th in The Deal’s annual power rankings in the M&A league tables. The organization ranks firms in this category according to the number of deals and, in the case of a tie, by collective transaction value.
Manatt’s Sophia Yen, a partner in the firm’s entertainment and media practice, received the Woman of Business award from the Los Angeles Lakers’ and Comerica Bank’s Women’s Business Awards Program.
Manatt’s Digital Finance and Marketplace Lending practice was recognized as an industry leader by the first-ever Chambers and Partners Fintech Guide.
Variety named Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, and partner Sophia Yen to its 2018 Dealmakers Impact Report.
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law will present the Robert F. Mullen Pro Bono Award to the firm for its outstanding work litigating against the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 Decennial Census.
Manatt has been selected as the Law Firm of the Year in Entertainment – Music as part of the 2019 Best Law Firms rankings for U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
In the 2019 Best Law Firms guide, Manatt practices earned nine Tier 1 national designations and 29 Tier 1 metropolitan acknowledgments.
Manatt’s Lindsay Conner, co-chair of the firm’s entertainment and media practice, was named to the Variety500 for the second consecutive year.
Manatt's Irah Donner, a partner in the firm's intellectual property practice, was selected by the Lawyers Alliance for New York as a 2018 Cornerstone Award recipient in recognition of his exceptional pro bono legal services for nonprofit organizations.
According to the 2018 Summer Associates Survey conducted by The American Lawyer and ALM Legal Intelligence, Manatt was ranked a number one summer associate program in the city of Los Angeles. The firm earned a summer associate satisfaction score of 4.866 out of 5.