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JMBM is Recognized as a 2013 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report – Best Lawyers®

LOS ANGELES – Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) has been recognized as a 2013 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report / Best Lawyers®, garnering three First-Tier rankings in Los Angeles for the areas of Eminent Domain and Condemnation Litigation, Criminal Defense – White-collar Litigation, and Criminal Defense – White Collar Governmental Investigations. The Firm also received a First-Tier ranking in San Francisco for Bankruptcy Litigation. In addition, 10 JMBM partners were named 2013 “Best Lawyers®.”

“Our litigators are focused on solving problems and winning cases,” said Robert E. Mangels, Chair of the Firm’s Litigation Department. “We are committed to helping our clients achieve their goals, and we are grateful for the votes of confidence they gave us through the Best Law Firms survey.”

The Best Law Firms designation is based on a rigorous process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, and peer review from leading lawyers. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be ranked for inclusion. Firms are evaluated on expertise, responsiveness, understanding clients’ businesses and needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and a number of other factors.

About JMBM’s Litigation Department
JMBM represents many small businesses and entrepreneurs as well as Fortune 1000 companies as both defendants and plaintiffs in wide range of litigation. Because we are aggressive advocates in court, our effectiveness at trial practice often paves the way for opponents to seek settlement – which we pursue and structure to our clients’ best advantage. Contact Robert E. Mangels,, 310.201.3533.

About JMBM’s Corporate Defense and Investigations Group
JMBM’s Corporate Defense Group is keenly focused on our clients’ business objectives and is committed to minimizing the disruptive effects, anxiety and the intense public scrutiny that can arise from criminal and civil litigation. We represent corporations, boards of directors, management and individuals in connection with a broad range of government investigations, enforcement actions, remediation and compliance, administrative proceedings, internal investigations and white collar criminal investigations and litigation.

About JMBM’s Bankruptcy Department
JMBM’s Bankruptcy Department is distinguished by its attorneys’ broad-based experience in bankruptcy and insolvency law and enjoys a national reputation for its expertise. Our bankruptcy attorneys are well known to the courts, counsel and experts. Businesses, investors and lenders rely on us for practical results and solutions to bankruptcy and insolvency problems.

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is a full-service law firm committed to providing clients with outstanding results. From our offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Orange County, we serve our clients’ needs worldwide. For more information about the full range of practice areas provided by our attorneys, visit

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