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Los Angeles Land Use and Environmental Attorney Daniel Freedman Appointed ABA Section Vice Chair

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that Daniel Freedman, an attorney in the Firm’s Government, Land Use, Environment and Energy (GLUEE) Department, has been appointed the 2015-2016 Programs Vice Chair of the Government and Private Sector Innovation Committee for the American Bar Association’s Section of Environment, Energy and Resources.

“I look forward to contributing to this Section of the ABA as Programs Vice Chair,” said Freedman. “This is a great opportunity to bring valuable information and content to ABA members and to strengthen outreach to the business communities we work in.”

As Programs Vice Chair, Freedman will develop programs on current topics for ABA members on the national, state and local levels and work with other Section committees to create additional educational opportunities.

Freedman’s practice is focused on real estate development, zoning, project entitlements, CEQA, NEPA, federal and state environmental law, and governmental advocacy. He has worked on major projects across Southern California, including traditional and mixed-use commercial, residential, and industrial developments, as well as projects involving renewable energy, high-speed rail, billboard siting, mining, and government contracting.

About the ABA Section of Environment, Energy and Resources
The Section of Environment, Energy and Resources strives to be the premier forum for environmental, energy, and resources lawyers; a meeting place where they can find the most current and sophisticated analyses of the complicated environmental, energy and resource problems facing the United States and the world and where they can learn, teach and contribute to solving those problems while serving the public interest.

About JMBM’s Government, Land Use, Environment & Energy Group
JMBM’s Environmental Group counsels clients in identifying, evaluating, and efficiently resolving environmental issues, including air, water, hazardous materials, and soil-related work. The group includes members with vast experience in litigation, regulatory, and administrative matters. We advise both private and public sector clients regarding their obligations, liabilities, rights, and opportunities as they relate to environmental matters.

About Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is a full-service law firm committed to providing clients with outstanding results. Our land use lawyers represent a wide range of industries, businesses, trade groups and individuals with interests before all levels of local, state and federal government. Our particular strength is handling all permitting and compliance issues for clients seeking to locate and develop new sites, relocate or expand operations. From our offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange County, we serve our clients’ land use needs throughout California. For more information visit