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Jan 2005Present


Rich Rosenthal Brincefield Manitta Dzubin & Kroeger, LLP

Senior Associate, Rich Greenberg Rosenthal & Costle, LLP. Formerly with Martin & Arif, Fairfax County. Co-Lead Defense Counsel, Series of major Felony and Capital Murder cases, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia.


Jan 1995Jan 1998

JD, Law

Georgetown University Law Center

About Lana Manitta

A highly experienced Northern Virginia attorney, Lana Manitta provides clients with experienced defense in criminal cases brought in federal court. As partner with Rich Rosenthal Brincefield Manitta Dzubin & Kroeger, LLP, she handles complex criminal litigation in the Alexandria Division of the U.S. District Court for Virginia’s Eastern District, as well Virginia Circuit and General District Courts. Lana Manitta also has extensive knowledge of family law and pursues strategies of negotiation as well as litigation in highly contested child custody matters.

Ms. Manitta maintains membership in the Federal, Fairfax and Alexandria Bar Associations and as well as the Virginia Women Attorneys Association. She has a personal interest in sentencing reform and in ways of reducing overly harsh sentencing for crimes that are nonviolent or solely drug related. Ms. Manitta is particularly focused on pathways toward limiting or removing mandatory minimum sentences. She maintains a strong community presence and volunteers with the Junior Friends of The Campagna Center. She enjoys traveling and cooking Italian dishes in her free time.