- Multi-Disciplinary Approach
- Commitment to Sustainability
- Commitment to Diversity
- Community Service
- MGKF in Action
"Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox provides top-notch, cost-effective work on difficult environmental issues ranging from risk-management plans to permits, to environmental easements to agency relations. They provide first-rate client responsiveness.
-Counsel at Chemours
To see more of what our clients have to say, see MGKF In Action.
Some of these comments appear on the U.S. News & Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” website at bestlawfirms.usnews.com. They were gathered during the"Best Law Firms" research process.
MGKF and many of its attorneys have been recognized for their work in environmental law in various publications and rankings, such as:
- Chambers USA – America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 1
- The Best Lawyers in America® 2 and the U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" 3. Robert D. Fox, Best Lawyers®, 2019 Environmental Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Philadelphia.
- Pennsylvania Super Lawyers and New Jersey Super Lawyers 4
- Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ 5
- BTI Client Service A-Team 2019 Listing; BTI Brand Elite 2016 Listing; BTI Most Recommended Law Firms 2015-2016 and BTI Client Service All-Star 2015: Bart E. Cassidy 6
- Law360 Best Law Firms for Female Partners "Ceiling Smashers": Ranked 18th nationally for its percentage of women in the partnership 7
MGKF was included in Law360’s 2015 Top 100 Environmental Practice Group Partner Rankings. With 22 partners, Manko Gold was ranked as the 16th largest environmental law practice by partner count when compared to other environmental practice groups across the country.8
Additionally MGKF has been honored for its family-friendly work environment in Top Workplaces surveys by the Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com since 2011 and the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children (DVAEYC).
MGKF is proud to be named a Law360 "Ceiling Smasher" and was the only firm headquartered in the Philadelphia area to be included on the list. MGKF was ranked 18th nationally for its percentage of women in the partnership. While the many law firms’ partnership ranks are still dominated by men, MGKF’s female partners account for more than 36 percent of the partnership, compared to the national average of 22 percent according to Law360’s 2016 Glass Ceiling Report.
Sixty percent of the female equity partners and fifty percent of all female partners work part-time schedules. Our focus on work-life balance greatly impacts quality of life for our talented and driven team.
1 "Chambers USA" [published by Chambers & Partners] - selection process
2 "Best Lawyers" – [Copyright 2017 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C] - selection process
3 U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" – methodology
4 "Super Lawyers" [published by Thomson Reuters] - selection process
5 Martindale.com rating methodology
6 The BTI Consulting Group, Wellesley, MA: BTI Client Service All-Star selection process. BTI Most Recommended Law Firms 2016 methodology can be found on page 9.
7 Law360 [produced by Portfolio Media Inc.] surveyed more than 300 U.S. firms about their overall and female headcount numbers as of 12/31/2015. Only U.S-based attorneys were included in the survey. Firms are ranked based on their percentage of U.S. partners, but equity and non-equity, that are women.
8 For a partner to be included in the count, at least 50 percent of the partner’s work had to be devoted to environmental law matters.