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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 20 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 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.

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 Litigation
Robert Braun, Technology Transactions
Jim Butler, Real Estate
William Capps, Mergers & Acquisitions
Brandon Chock, Real Estate, Rising Star
Joel Deutsch, Real Estate
Neil Erickson, Business Litigation
Marta Fernandez, Employment & Labor
Michael Gold, Business Litigation, Corporate
Catherine Holmes, Business/Corporate
Tim Lappen, Closely Held Business
Guy Maisnik, Real Estate
Robert Mangels, Business Litigation
Burton Mitchell, Tax
David Poitras, Bankruptcy
Benjamin Reznik, Land Use/Zoning
Andrew Shadoff, Business Litigation, Rising Star
David Sudeck, Real Estate

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

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