Robert H. Platt

Robert H. Platt

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Recognized since 2018

Los Angeles, California

Practice Areas

Commercial Litigation

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Bob Platt has been one of Los Angeles’ most successful general commercial litigators for more than 30 years. Bob’s nationwide practice includes all types of complex business litigation, including defending class action lawsuits, false advertising lawsuits, consumer class actions, housing discrimination lawsuits, employment litigation, wage and hour class actions, trade secret litigation, real estate litigation, securities litigation, entertainment litigation, and sports law. He represents a wide variety of clients in state and federal courts, as well as before various administrative agencies. Bob is one of the most well-respected trial lawyers in Los Angeles, having successfully argued dozens of cases to verdict before juries.

Bob served as the General Counsel for the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team for 26 years, from 1988 to 2014. Bob also serves as the General Counsel of Digital Turbine.

Bob has also been recognized as a “Super Lawyer” by both Los Angeles Magazine and the Los Angeles Times every year since the inception of the awards, and is an “AV” rated lawyer.

Contact & Links


  • 2049 Century Park East, Suite 1700
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

Bar Admissions

  • California, Admitted to practice in California
  • New York, Admitted to practice in New York

Court Admissions

  • Admitted to practice in the Southern, Central, Eastern and Northern District Courts of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the New York Supreme Court

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Commercial Litigation

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