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Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

32 National Rankings & 89 Metro Rankings | Website

Client Comments

All client comments represent the opinions of the people who provide them. All potential clients are urged to remember that no two cases are ever completely alike and that the result in one case does not guarantee a similar result in another case.

Health Care Law

It is a pleasure working with the Sheppard Mullin team. They understand the industry and the needs of their clients. They are indispensable, trusted advisors.

Health Care Law

The attorneys that we use at Sheppard Mullin are experienced, trusted advisors who seek to understand their clients in order to provide practical, reasoned guidance.

Venture Capital Law

The team at Sheppard Mullin is very knowledgeable with regard to what commercial terms are as well as how best to navigate customized deal terms.

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Sheppard Mullin is very responsive and extremely knowledgeable.

Carl Guerreri Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.

Communications Law

Having worked with many attorneys in the communications law group for well over a decade, I have found the Sheppard Mullin firm unparalleled in every aspect of its practice; including expertise, responsiveness and most important, results and outcomes.

Health Care Law

Jay Gerzog and the New York office team at Sheppard Mullin have represented us well in complex transactions. Jay is an outstanding lawyer.

Insurance Law

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton has great insurance coverage and is a complex litigation firm. I trust them with my biggest and baddest disputes. They are some of the best attorneys I work with anywhere in the United States.

Health Care Law

Of the firms in LA with focused practice expertise in Health Care Law, Sheppard Mullin is clearly a leader with keen depth and experience. They have a good bench of talent and remain current on trends and issues facing healthcare providers and systems.

First Amendment Law

The Sheppard Mullin firm, specifically James Chadwick and Tenaya Rodewald, represented EFF pro-bono when we were drawn in as witnesses in a complicated and hard-fought case. We were impressed with their knowledge and ability to think creatively as the case took some twists and turns when the plaintiff filed for bankruptcy and beyond. We have even used some of the First Amendment arguments and insights that they suggested in this case in our own EFF docket. We couldn't have asked for better counsel.

Cindy Cohn

Entertainment Law - Motion Pictures & Television

Marty Katz with Sheppard Mullin is a sharp, pragmatic lawyer with great instincts.

Administrative / Regulatory Law

As general counsel, I have worked with Scott Maberry and Reid Whitten with Sheppard Mullin regarding export/import and FCPA compliance matters for more than 10 years. They are outstanding and are among the very best lawyers I work with throughout the world. Their work product is excellent. And, in addition to being bright, thoughtful and responsive, they are very pragmatic and innovative in generating solutions to very complicated legal issues that are critical to our business.

D. Michael Pointer

Banking and Finance Law

Steve Cardoza and his team at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton are nothing short of stellar. There is no one else who I'd rather have on my side of the table during a tough negotiation. Their substantive knowledge is extensive, their client service is excellent, and their ability to engage with other deal participants in a productive manner is such a breath of fresh air.

Employment Law - Management

Ryan McCortney of Sheppard Mullin is our go to lawyer in California. There may be other lawyers as good, but none are better.

Steve Scheinthal Landry's, Inc.

Banking and Finance Law

Raffy Taylor at Sheppard Mullin does amazing, timely work for our team on California Pacific Homes.

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Like many financial institutions, we work with a limited roster of law firms. Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton is at the top of that list for "bet the bank" matters. When a crisis arises, our relationship partners quickly assemble a team of experienced lawyers who understand both the legal and business issues facing our organization, without simply throwing as many junior associates as possible at the matter. Our go-to attorneys collaborate with internal counsel and business representatives to develop a common sense approach to problems. They are proactive, not simply reactive, in identifying actual and potential issues and recommending solutions. Our top-notch team includes lawyers specializing in financial institutions (bankruptcy/creditor rights/insolvency, banking, commercial lending, real estate and litigation) from the Sheppard Mullin offices in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco, and New York.

Insurance Law

Sheppard Mullin is an outstanding insurance defense firm. As the client representative I have worked with Peter Klee and his group since 1995 and have had nothing but outstanding results.

Health Care Law

Sheppard Mullin attorneys are experts in M&A and in providing the necessary expertise and support needed to obtain a Knox-Keene License. We have worked with Sheppard Mullin during multiple projects. They communicate clearly, very responsive, and we have been very satisfied with the results.

Administrative / Regulatory Law

Sheppard Mullin has the best government contracts attorneys in Washington DC.

Keith Simmons

Construction Law

Sheppard is my go-to firm for construction/engineering matters in California. They have assisted us in several significant litigation matters, all resolved satisfactorily. I count on them (particularly, Candace Matson) for practical advice on matters great and small.

John Guyer Parsons Transportations Group

Employment Law - Management

We love working with the attorneys at Sheppard. They are extremely knowledgeable, very smart, and great to work with. They are aggressive and creative litigators and thinkers. I highly recommend Tracey Kennedy, Morgan Forsey, and Nora Stiles.