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JMBM Attorneys Recognized as Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2013

Three attorneys from the San Francisco office of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) have been recognized as Northern California “Super Lawyers” in 2013, and one has 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 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 Northern California are named to the Super Lawyers list. Rising Stars are individuals who are who are 40 or under, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Only 2.5 percent of lawyers in Northern California are named to the Rising Stars list.

Northern California Super Lawyers were announced in a special supplement to San Francisco magazine and Sacramento magazine in July. JMBM’s Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising were recognized in a variety of practice areas.

Their names and practice areas are listed below.

2013 Northern California Super Lawyers

Robert B. Kaplan, Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights
Martin H. Orlick, Real Estate, Litigation
Bennett G. Young, Bankruptcy & Creditor Rights

2013 Northern California Rising Stars

Matthew S. Kenefick, Business Litigation, Real Estate Litigation

See also, a list of JMBM’s Southern California Super Lawyers. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit