Awards & Recognition


We are proud to share some of our most recent awards & recognitions:

  • M&R ranked in Crain's New York, "Best Places to Work"
  • M&R ranked in Orange County Business Journal's "Best Places to Work in Orange County" 
  • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers gave M&R a Tier 1 Ranking for Commercial Litigation in the “Best Law Firms in America for 2016” and “Best Law Firms in America for 2017.” M&R received additional rankings for Health Care, Insurance and Labor Law – Management
  • M&R was selected for inclusion in Vault's "Top 10 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For"
  • M&R has been named to Vault’s “Top 150 Under 150," a list highlighting the “best-known and most sought-after” law firms with fewer than 150 attorneys
  • M&R was ranked for two consecutive years in Law360's list of the "Top 100 Firms for Minority Attorneys"
  • M&R's Commercial Litigation practice  was selected for inclusion in the Legal 500 USA Guide, and the directory has recognized our work in middle market mergers, acquisitions and buyouts
  • M&R was named to the list of Top Ranked Law firms in California by Martindale-Hubbell
  • M&R is annually included in the Los Angeles Business Journal’s list of “Top 100 Southern California Law Firms"
  • Our attorneys are regularly selected for inclusion in the “Super Lawyers,” “Rising Stars,” ”Top 100 Women,” "Super Lawyers-Business Edition" and “Top 100 Attorneys” lists
  • M&R Founder and Chairman, Sanford Michelman, has been recognized by Lawdragon in its annual list of leading lawyers, was named to the list of “Top 100 attorneys in Southern California” by Super Lawyers Magazine, and was honored with the Discovery Award by the Zimmer Children’s Museum for his leadership in the community
  • Our young attorneys have been featured in the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal’s “Top 20 under 40" and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal‘s “Top 40 under 40,” honoring rising stars in California’s legal industry
  • Our attorneys have been recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as AV (Preeminent) peer-rated attorneys, the highest possible Martindale attorney rating for legal ability and professional ethics