Best Lawyers in America® 2018 Recognizes 18 JMBM Attorneys

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is proud to announce 18 attorneys from all three offices have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 Best Lawyers in America® list. Best Lawyers is based on a comprehensive peer-review survey in which tens of thousands of top lawyers evaluate the legal abilities of other lawyers within their practice areas.

In addition, Tim Lappen has received the “Lawyer of the Year” recognition for Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law in Los Angeles. Only a single lawyer in a specific practice area and designated region are honored each year.

The 18 JMBM attorneys included in The Best Lawyers in America 2018 and the areas in which they are honored are:

Orange County
Gregory S. Cordrey – Litigation – Patent
Gordon A. Schaller – Trusts and Estates, Litigation – Trusts and Estates

Los Angeles
Rod S. Berman – Trademark Law
Louise Ann Fernandez – Employment Law – Management
Barry V. Freeman – Banking and Finance Law
Timothy Lappen –  Trusts and Estates, Litigation – Trusts and Estates, Named “Lawyer of the Year” in Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law
Guy Maisnik – Real Estate Law
Robert E. Mangels – Commercial Litigation
Burton Mitchell – Tax Law, Trusts and Estates, Litigation- Trusts and Estates
Anthony Pacheco – Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Benjamin M. Reznik – Land Use and Zoning Law

San Francisco
David Cincotta – Land Use and Zoning Law
Joseph N. Demko – Litigation – Bankruptcy
Bridget McInerney Harris – Trusts and Estates
Robert B. Kaplan – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy
Richard A. Rogan – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, Litigation – Bankruptcy, Mortgage Banking Foreclosure Law
Jon Welner – Environmental Law, Litigation – Environmental, Real Estate Law
Bennett G. Young – Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

Best Lawyers® were announced in a special supplement to the Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Orange County Register and the Wall Street Journal (San Francisco and Los Angeles subscriber editions).

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

About Best Lawyers in America®
Best Lawyers in America® is the oldest peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by his or her peers. For more than three decades, Best Lawyers lists have earned the respect of the profession, the media, and the public.