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2019 Press Releases

Appellate, Environmental, Labor & Employment, Land Use, Litigation, Real Estate and Trusts & Estates Super Lawyers Recognizes JMBM Attorneys as Southern California Rising Stars for 2019

Los Angeles—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce six attorneys have been selected as Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” for 2019. The Rising Stars list highlights attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger, or have been practicing for 10 years or less. Using a patented vetting process based […]

Natural Resources & Mining On Behalf of CalCIMA, JMBM files CEQA lawsuit against Ventura County

SAN FRANCISCO—On April 25, 2019, the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA) filed a CEQA lawsuit against Ventura County to protect important mineral resources. CalCIMA filed a petition for writ of mandate and complaint for declaratory and injunctive relief (“Petition”)  in Ventura County Superior Court challenging the County of Ventura’s approval of a proposed […]

Environmental, Government and Land Use JMBM files lawsuit on behalf of coalition challenging Ventura County wildlife corridor ordinance

LOS ANGELES — On behalf of the Ventura County Coalition of Labor, Agriculture and Business (CoLAB), Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) filed a lawsuit in Superior Court against the County of Ventura challenging a Wildlife Corridor Ordinance that rezones more than 160,000 acres and imposes complex new rules and restrictions on businesses and landowners of thousands of parcels. […]

Entertainment and Litigation JMBM Attorney Jeffrey D. Goldman Named One of Daily Journal’s Top Intellectual Property Lawyers in California

LOS ANGELES—Jeffrey D. Goldman, Chair of the Entertainment Litigation Group at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP, was named one of the Daily Journal’s Top 75 Intellectual Property Lawyers in California in 2019. The Daily Journal’s profile of Goldman highlights his representation of the music industry, and notes that when litigation is finally resolved, the […]

Taxation and Trusts & Estates JMBM Updates its Basic Guide to Estate Planning for 2019

LOS ANGELES— The Taxation, Trusts & Estates Groups of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) announced that JMBM’s Basic Guide to Estate Planning has been updated for 2019. The Guide is available for immediate download here: JMBM’s 2019 Guide. The Guide addresses important estate planning issues and introduces some of the principal estate planning […]

Intellectual Property JMBM’s Legal Cannabis Group Publishes Primer on Intellectual Property Due Diligence for Cannabis Industry Investors

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM), a full-service, AmLaw 200 law firm with a dedicated legal cannabis group, announced the publication of What You Should Ask Before Investing in a Cannabis Company: An IP Due Diligence Primer. Written by JMBM intellectual property (IP) lawyers Rod S. Berman and Jessica Bromall Sparkman, the primer […]

Litigation Trial and Appellate Attorney Mark Riera Joins Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

LOS ANGELES—Trial and appellate attorney Mark Riera has joined Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) in its Los Angeles office. Previously with Akerman, Riera has significant experience in antitrust, trade regulation, class actions, trust and estates litigation, energy and securities matters, including appeals. He has represented clients in matters involving securities fraud, criminal defense, […]