Awards & Recognition


Football great Walter Payton famously said, “When you're great at something, they'll tell you.” With that in mind, M&R has been fortunate enough to receive heaps of praise within the legal and business community. For that, we thank our clients. No doubt, without their continuing support, the following list of awards and recognition wouldn’t be much to crow about:

  • Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” for Orange County (Insurance Litigation)
  • Crain's New York "Best Places to Work"
  • Daily Journal’s “Top 20 under 40" (shining a light on young lawyers to watch in Los Angeles and San Francisco)
  • Daily Journal’s "Top Women Lawyers in California” 
  • Daily Journal’s “Top Verdicts”
  • Law360's "Top 100 Firms for Minority Attorneys"
  • Lawdragon 
  • Legal 500 USA Guide (featuring M&R's Commercial Litigation and singling out the firm for our work in middle market mergers, acquisitions and buyouts)
  • Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Top 100 Southern California Law Firms"
  • Martindale-Hubbell (Preeminent AV, peer-rated attorneys – the highest possible Martindale attorney rating for legal ability and professional ethics)
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s “Top Ranked Law firms in California”
  • Orange County Business Journal's "Best Places to Work in Orange County" 
  • Orange County Business Journal’s “Top Women in Business” 
  • San Fernando Valley Business Journal‘s “Top 40 under 40” (honoring rising stars in California’s legal industry)
  • Super Lawyers Magazine (our attorneys are regularly selected for inclusion in the “Super Lawyers,” “Rising Stars,” ”Top 100 Women,” "Super Lawyers-Business Edition," Top 50 Attorneys in Orange County and “Top 100 Attorneys” lists)
  • U.S. News & World Report/Best Lawyers (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)
  • Vault’s "Top 10 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For"
  • Vault’s “Top 150 Under 150," a list highlighting the “best-known and most sought-after” law firms with fewer than 150 attorneys
  • Vault's "Best Midsize Law Firms for Hours"
  • Vault's "Best Midsize Law Firms for Diversity"