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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Expands Corporate Practice with Two New Partners: Marianne Martin and Jeffrey Groendal

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce two new partners have joined the firm in its Los Angeles office: Marianne Martin and Jeffrey Groendal.

Previously a partner with Stradling Yocca, Marianne Martin’s experience includes advising clients on a variety of commercial, bankruptcy, restructuring, financing, and acquisition matters. Martin is currently the co-chair of the Southern California Chapter of TMA NOW, and was a panelist earlier this year for the Association for Corporate Growth’s 101 Women in Corporate Growth program. She received a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School in 2005, and a B.S. from Boston University, magna cum laude, in 1998.

Jeffrey Groendal joins JMBM from Klinedinst PC, where he served as managing partner. His practice focuses on business transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, and real estate matters. Groendal received a J.D. from Pepperdine University School of Law (2007), where he was a founding member of the Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship and the Law, and graduated from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, magna cum laude, in 2002.

“Our firm has a dynamic corporate practice, including M&A, equity/debt financings and a number of other transactional areas,” said JMBM corporate partner Michael Steuch, co-chair of the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions group.  “Marianne Martin and Jeffrey Groendal exemplify the experience and energy we are looking for in lateral partners. We are pleased to have them on our team.”

About JMBM
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is a full-service law firm committed to providing clients with outstanding results. Our corporate lawyers serve numerous middle-market companies, large publicly traded corporations and emerging entrepreneurial businesses with a full range of financing, transactional and operational counsel, as well as in all aspects of mergers and acquisitions.

Stan Gibson, Hiring Partner

Michael Steuch, Corporate Partner