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JMBM Ranked in 2020 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms.”

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce its continued inclusion in the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” Rankings. The 2020 Edition of “Best Law Firms” recognizes the top law firms in the country for professional excellence based on peer review.

This year, two of JMBM’s practice areas received the highest possible ranking of National Tier 1, reflecting the Firm’s commitment to exceptional client service across all departments.

The Government, Land Use, Environment and Energy Group achieved a National Tier 1 ranking in Land Use & Zoning Law, highlighting their exceptional skill navigating the legislative and regulatory processes affecting clients. This ranking was also awarded to the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Group, underscoring their extensive experience and knowledge as one of the most active trusts and estates practices in California.

In addition, the Firm once again received Metropolitan Tier 1 rankings in the following areas:

Los Angeles:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Land Use & Zoning Law
  • Litigation – Trusts & Estates
  • Tax Law
  • Trademark Law
  • Trusts & Estates Law

Orange County:

  • Litigation – Patent

San Francisco:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Litigation – Bankruptcy


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

About Best Law Firms
The Best Law Firms designation is based on a rigorous process that includes client and lawyer evaluations, and peer review from leading lawyers. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be ranked for inclusion. Firms are evaluated on expertise, responsiveness, understanding clients’ businesses and needs, cost-effectiveness, integrity and a number of other factors. For more information see