Our Expertise

For over 20 years, Hersh Mannis LLP has been dedicated to providing a wide range of highly specialized expertise in all areas of family law. The firm’s stellar track record includes specialization in the following areas: the characterization, valuation and division of community property, jurisdictional matters, child custody, child and spousal support, the negotiation and preparation of prenuptial, post-nuptial, marital settlement agreements and judgments and Los Angeles’ most high profile complex trial matters.

Our top-ranked attorneys also possess the highest caliber of professional accreditations. Our leadership reflects a diverse range of talent who have collectively earned the respect of both the judicial bench as well as other family law practices.

Hersh Mannis LLP is led by its esteemed partners, Joseph Mannis, Neal Raymond Hersh, James M. Simon, and Adam Philip Lipsic, who, along with a team of seasoned partners and associate attorneys, are uniquely equipped to aggressively litigate highly complex cases on behalf of their clients.

HM’s Philosophy: Our firm leadership strongly believes in the power of philanthropy as a means of advancing the interests of families in the Los Angeles community. We not only encourage our attorneys and staff to be of service but also encourage them to contribute “hands-on” in volunteer campaigns benefitting families and children.

Among the numerous groups that HM supports each year are:

Project Angel Food: HM’s founding partner Joseph Mannis has dedicated significant time, creativity, and resources and has held leadership and directional roles over many years, including serving as PAF’s 2015 and 2016 Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Board Emeritus thereafter.

Make a Wish Foundation: HM’s founding partner Neal Raymond Hersh has served as past co-chair and has been a steadfast supporter for many years.

AIDS/LifeCycle: HM attorney, Marc Bertet maintains a dedicated leadership role as Team Captain and Honoree as Top 50 Fundraiser. He has served as Training Ride Leader and volunteer for the past five consecutive rides.

Harriett Buhai Center: HM attorney, Sarah Luetto serves as a board member and has elected to empower women and families by providing legal assistance on a pro-bono basis each year.

KCRW Los Angeles: HM is a proud supporter of KCRW’s public programming discourse on issues affecting Los Angeles community residents.