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For more than 75 years, Irell & Manella LLP has helped clients resolve their most challenging and complex legal issues. We are known for our extraordinary track record of successful outcomes as well as the genuine creativity we bring to high-stakes, precedent-setting matters. A national leader in intellectual property law, we are also sought out for our wide-ranging experience in litigation, private equity, media and entertainment, securities, class action defense, insurance, global investigations, compliance and bankruptcy, among other disciplines.

The firm’s success is rooted in our unflagging commitment to quality and client service. We take a holistic approach to our clients’ businesses, gaining a deep understanding of how legal issues will impact every facet of daily operations in order to develop innovative strategies to achieve their business goals. 

Irell offers the global reach of an elite firm combined with the lean efficiency of a smaller team. At our core, we are a group of lawyers fiercely devoted to producing positive outcomes in high-stakes deals and disputes. We hire the nation’s most talented lawyers, placing a premium on creativity, drive, experience and practicality. Our team includes members with advanced scientific degrees, work experience in private industry and professional backgrounds as prosecutors and judges.

By bringing together diverse lawyers who combine specialized experience with broad-based legal knowledge—and by training new lawyers to undertake significant responsibility early in their careers—we are able to achieve outstanding results without overstaffing. Ultimately, we are dedicated to creating a collegial, inclusive community where lawyers at all stages of their careers can deliver the highest quality legal work to our clients.

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