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Chinese Investment Group™ and Global Hospitality Group®

Chinese-language Hotel Law Blog launched by JMBM Global Hospitality Group® and

LOS ANGELES—The Global Hospitality Group® and the Chinese Investment Group™ at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP are pleased to announce the launch of a Chinese-language version of the Hotel Law Blog. It is available as a new tab on or it can be accessed directly at “Since 2007, our Hotel Law Blog […]

Bankruptcy, Corporate, Creditors' Rights, Litigation, Real Estate and Trust & Estate Litigation

JMBM Attorneys Recognized as Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2014

Nine attorneys from the San Francisco office of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) have been recognized as Northern California “Super Lawyers” in 2014, and two have been recognized as “Rising Stars.” Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of […]

JMBM included in the American Lawyer’s 2014 Am Law 200

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is included on the American Lawyer’s 2014 Am Law 200 list. In the American Lawyer’s accompanying article, “The Am Law Second Hundred: Punching Above Their Weight”, JMBM was included as one of the 20 firms that outperformed others on the list of 200 firms.


Jon Welner, Environmental Partner at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP, is Elected to the Executive Committee of the California State Bar Environmental Law Section

May 27, 2014–Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Jon Welner, a partner in the Firm’s Environmental Practice Group, was elected to the Executive Committee of the California State Bar Environmental Law Section. Currently, Jon is also serving as the Chair of the Environmental Law Section of the San Francisco […]


Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP and Partners of Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP Announce the Formation of 9019BAM! – a Mediation and Arbitration Service

LOS ANGELES—California law firm Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP and the name partners of California law firm Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP have announced the formation of 9019 Bankruptcy Arbitration and Mediation (9019BAM!), a mediation and arbitration service focusing on the resolution of complex bankruptcy and commercial disputes. 9019BAM! provides a panel of independent […]


Eric J. Fromme Joins JMBM as a Bankruptcy Partner in its Orange County Office

Irvine—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to welcome Eric J. Fromme as a partner in its Irvine, California office. Formerly of Rutan & Tucker, Fromme helps companies to restructure their financial affairs and represents creditors in their dealings with financially distressed companies, both in and out of court. “Eric has built a […]

Intellectual Property

JMBM Attorney Jeff Goldman Recognized as one of California’s Top Intellectual Property Litigators for Fifth year

LOS ANGELES—JMBM attorney Jeff Goldman was recognized as a Top Intellectual Property Litigator by the Daily Journal, California’s largest legal publication. This is the fifth consecutive year he has been named to the list (2010-2014). Goldman’s practice emphasizes intellectual property and entertainment industry litigation. He has represented all of the world’s largest record companies and […]

Global Hospitality Group®

Meet the Money® National Hotel Finance and Investment Conference will focus on hotel development and deals

LOS ANGELES–Meet the Money® 2014 will bring owners, operators, developers, consultants, investors, brands, lenders and other capital providers together in Los Angeles to explore the opportunities of what is predicted to be a breakout year for hotel development and deals. Held May 5-7, the annual national hotel finance and investment conference will focus on ground […]