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Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

Healthcare

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What the team is known for

Routinely represents an impressive roster of provider and payor clients in complex litigation, transactions and regulatory matters, alongside wider strengths in policy issues. Calls upon a well-resourced bench of healthcare attorneys in California, leveraging its wider US offices to offer strengths in nationwide issues.

Strengths

"Definitely a capable firm that can handle extremely complex matters."

Work highlights

Manatt Phelps & Phillips led a First Amendment freedom of religion case, Minton v. Dignity Health, which is pending review by the US Supreme Court. The plaintiff sued Manatt client Dignity Health’s Mercy San Juan Hospital in Sacramento, a Catholic hospital, alleging a violation of the Unruh Civil Rights Act when the hospital followed binding ethical and religious directives for Catholic healthcare services and declined to provide Minton with an elective hysterectomy as part of his gender transition.

Notable practitioners

Barry Landsberg 's practice includes defending against large-scale class actions as well as single-plaintiff discrimination claims and policy issues.
"Barry Landsberg is a terrific lawyer and a formidable force in the California healthcare world."

Gregory Pimstone commands respect for his strength across a range of contentious mandates, offering trial and appellate expertise as well as experience in government investigations.
"Greg Pimstone is an excellent attorney - knowledgeable, strategic and well-versed in our business." "Greg is a high-quality lawyer."

James Schwartz counsels major health systems on both transactional and regulatory compliance matters, drawing on notable strength in the nonprofit space.
"When a for-profit medical system purchases a nonprofit, for which you need Attorney General approval, James Schwartz is one of the guys to go to." "Great transactions lawyer."

Paul Carr-Rollitt has a multifaceted healthcare practice, which includes transactions such as acquisitions and joint ventures. He also advises on regulatory compliance and licensing issues.

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Overview

Manatt Health reinvented how professional services are delivered, building a fully integrated legal, policy and strategic advisory health care practice. With 160+ professionals dedicated to health care—including attorneys, strategic business consultants, policy experts, digital health specialists, project managers and data analysts—Manatt Health is one of the most trusted advisors to clients seeking to adapt to a changing health care environment. Our diversity drives unique ways of thinking about today’s challenges—and solutions that are highly creative yet firmly rooted in the realities of legal requirements, political dynamics, operational efficiencies and business imperatives. 

Manatt supports a range of health care entities—both disruptors and the disrupted—including hospitals/health systems, payers, state and federal policymakers and agencies, foundations, associations, life sciences companies, and digital health innovators. Our multidisciplinary model has made us the go-to resource across a full spectrum of engagements—from high-value transactions to complex regulatory guidance to next-generation digital strategies to transformative Medicaid redesign to game-changing litigation. 

In addition, we draw on our deep bench of experts to deliver Manatt on Health, our premium information service, providing in-depth insights and analyses focused on the legal, policy and market developments that matter most to health care organizations. 


Clients

Aetna

Blue Shield of California

Dignity Health

HealthNet

Kindred Healthcare

Industries

Charities / Not for Profit

Government

Healthcare

Insurance

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Healthcare

Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP

firm
Location

2049 Century Park East

Los Angeles

California

USA

CA 90067

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Ranked Lawyers

Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

California

Healthcare


Barry S Landsberg
Band 2
Gregory N Pimstone
Band 2
James R Schwartz
Band 2
Paul A. Carr-Rollitt
Band 4