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Mergers & Acquisitions

JMBM Represents KARCO Engineering LLC in the Sale of Majority Stock to Applus+

Los Angeles—KARCO Engineering, LLC (KARCO), an independent automotive and safety testing facility, has sold a majority interest to Applus+ Adiada (Applus+), an engineering company providing design, testing, and engineering services to the automotive industry worldwide. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. William F. Capps, David Ma and Jamie Ogden, merger and acquisition lawyers at […]

Global Hospitality Group® and Real Estate

Hospitality Lawyer Jeffrey T. Myers Joins JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® as Partner

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that hospitality lawyer Jeffrey T. Myers has joined the Firm as a Partner in JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and Real Estate Department. Myers’ practice focuses on the development, financing, acquisition, and operation of hotels, resorts and other hospitality properties. His clients include developers, […]

Appellate and Corporate Defense and Investigations

JMBM Partner M. Anthony Brown Offers Expert Advice on Appellate Oral Arguments at ABA’s 2018 Litigation Section Conference

JMBM Partner M. Anthony (“Tony”) Brown was recently invited to participate in the “Inside Oral Argument” program at the American Bar Association’s 2018 Litigation Section Conference. Tony presented a model appellate oral argument based on a recent Supreme Court case before a panel of judges that included Hon. M. Margaret McKeown and Hon. John B. […]

Corporate, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Luxury Home Group, Taxation and Trusts & Estates

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Announces Formation of Art, Wine & Collectible Assets Law Group

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) announced today the formation of its Art, Wine & Collectible Assets Group, a multi-disciplinary group of lawyers serving the needs of high-net-worth individuals, family trusts, foundations, art funds and other entities with portfolios of valued collectibles. The Group has handled matters relating to collections of art, wine, […]

Global Hospitality Group®, Government and Land Use

Short-term Rentals Upheld by Court

Venice property owner allowed to rent units for less than 30 days LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) successfully defended Venice Suites, LLC and Carl Lambert, owners of an apartment house on the Venice Beach boardwalk, against a case brought by the Los Angeles City Attorney. The lawsuit sought an injunction and severe […]

Three JMBM Pros Reach the Pinnacle (of Kilimanjaro)

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) professionals are scaling more than legal heights these days. Land use Partner Sheri Bonstelle, intellectual property litigation Partner Rachel Capoccia, and IT Project Manager Maurice Oketch conquered Mount Kilimanjaro – known as the “Roof of Africa” – in February, reaching Uhuru Peak at 19,341 feet after a 6 […]

Corporate Defense and Investigations

Assistant United States Attorney Michael Anthony Brown Joins White-Collar Crime Group at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Michael Anthony Brown, former Assistant United States Attorney, Criminal Appeals Section, has joined the Firm as a Partner in JMBM’s Corporate Defense and Investigations Group. “Tony Brown will be a great resource to our corporate clients, many of which operate in a […]

Mergers & Acquisitions

JMBM Represents Hana Financial, Inc. in Agreement to Sell Hana Small Business Lending Inc. to Patriot National Bancorp, Inc.

LOS ANGELES–Hana Financial, Inc. (Hana Financial), represented by Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM), has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of Hana Small Business Lending Inc. (Hana SBL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hana Financial, Inc. to Patriot National Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNBK), the parent holding company of Patriot Bank, N.A. Hana SBL is […]

Cybersecurity and Privacy Group

JMBM Attorney Michael A. Gold Recognized as one of California’s Top 20 Cyber / Artificial Intelligence Lawyers in California

LOS ANGELES—Michael A. Gold, co-chair of the Cybersecurity & Privacy Group at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM), was named by the Daily Journal as one of California’s Top 20 Cyber – Artificial Intelligence lawyers. In the Daily Journal’s profile, Gold discussed the disconnect that may occur between technology staff and corporate executives in developing and implementing cybersecurity […]

Bankruptcy, Corporate, Corporate Defense and Investigations, Cybersecurity and Privacy Group, Environmental, Family Office, Global Hospitality Group®, Government, Intellectual Property, Labor & Employment, Land Use, Litigation, Real Estate, Taxation and Trusts & Estates

JMBM Attorneys Recognized as Southern California Super Lawyers in 2018

Los Angeles—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that 19  attorneys have been included on the 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers list. JMBM’s Super Lawyers were recognized in a variety of practice areas. Their names and practice areas are listed below: Los Angeles Rod S. Berman, Intellectual Property Litigation Robert E. […]