Press Releases


Entertainment Lawyer Barry Haldeman to Moderate a Panel on Talent Deals at the 39th Annual UCLA Entertainment Symposium

LOS ANGELES—E. Barry Haldeman, Of Counsel at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP, will speak at the UCLA Entertainment Symposium taking place March 13-14, 2015 at the Freud Playhouse on the UCLA campus. This year’s symposium, “Hollywood Over-the-Top,” will address digital content and its far-reaching effects on the entertainment business. Haldeman will co-moderate the panel […]

Chinese Investment Group™, Global Hospitality Group® and Investment Capital Law Group

Two JMBM Lawyers – Jim Butler and Catherine DeBono Holmes – Named “Top 25 EB-5 Attorneys” by EB5 Investors Magazine

LOS ANGELES—Jim Butler, Chairman of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and Chinese Investment Group™ and Catherine DeBono Holmes, Chair of JMBM’s Investment Capital Law Group have been recognized as a “Top 25 EB-5 Attorney” by EB5 Investors Magazine. In the EB-5 area, Butler and his Global Hospitality Group® source EB-5 capital for select top hotel developers, […]

ADA Representation and Global Hospitality Group®

JMBM Announces Publication of The ADA Compliance and Defense Guide

LOS ANGELES — The Global Hospitality Group® of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce publication of The ADA Compliance and Defense Guide, a practical handbook for owners and operators of hotels, restaurants, golf courses, spas and sports facilities, banks and other financial institutions, retail stores, shopping centers, theaters, sports arenas, […]

Bankruptcy, Corporate, Corporate Defense and Investigations, Entertainment, Environmental, Family Office, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Land Use, Litigation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Patent Litigation Group, Privacy, Information Management and Data Protection , Real Estate, Taxation and Trusts & Estates

JMBM Attorneys Recognized as Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2015

Los Angeles–Jeffer Mangels Butler &Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that 27 of its attorneys have been recognized as a 2015 Southern California “Super Lawyer” or “Rising Star.” Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional […]

Intellectual Property

JMBM Promotes Los Angeles IP Attorney Brennan Swain to Partner

Los Angeles – January 1, 2015 – Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM), one of California’s notable full-service law firms, is pleased to announce that Brennan Swain has been promoted to partner. “Brennan has distinguished himself as an outstanding attorney with exceptional dedication to client service,” said Bruce P. Jeffer, JMBM’s managing partner. “We […]

Corporate and Mergers & Acquisitions

Jay T. Thompson joins Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP as a Corporate Partner in Firm’s Orange County Office

Irvine—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to welcome Jay T. Thompson as a corporate partner in the Firm’s Orange County office. Previously of Freeman, Freeman & Smiley LLP, Thompson represents private companies, business owners, and investors in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital transactions and private securities offerings. “Jay has […]

JMBM Named 2015 “Top Ranked Law Firm” by Martindale-Hubbell®

LOS ANGELES – Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) has been recognized as a 2015 “Top Ranked Law Firm” by Martindale-Hubbell®. The list appeared in the December 22nd issue of Fortune Magazine, which features the country’s C-Level business leaders and decision makers and corporate counsels. The list also appeared on and ALM’s […]