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JMBM Attorneys Recognized as Southern California Super Lawyers in 2013

Twenty-three attorneys from Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) have been recognized as Southern California “Super Lawyers” in 2013.

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 achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Only five percent of the lawyers in Southern California (excluding San Diego) are named to the list.

Southern California Super Lawyers were announced in a special supplement to The New York Times (Los Angeles and Orange County distribution) on February 10, 2013, and in the February 2013 issues of Los Angeles magazine and Orange Coast magazine.

JMBM’s Super Lawyers were recognized in a variety of practice areas. Their names and practice areas are listed below:

Los Angeles
Rod Berman, Intellectual Property
Bob Braun, Information Technology/Outsourcing, Corporate
Jim Butler, Real Estate
William F. Capps, Mergers & Acquisitions
Joel Deutsch, Business Litigation
Ken Ehrlich, Environmental
Neil Erickson, Business Litigation
Barry Freeman, Banking
Michael Gold, Business Litigation, Corporate
John Graham, Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Catherine Holmes, Corporate/Business
Timothy Lappen, Closely Held Business
Guy Maisnik, Real Estate
Robert Mangels, Business Litigation
Burton Mitchell, Tax
Benjamin Reznik, Land Use/Zoning

Orange County
Gregory Cordrey, Intellectual Property Litigation
Gordon Schaller, Estate Planning & Probate

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