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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Announces 2024 Partner Promotions

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce the promotion of four attorneys to the Firm’s partnership: Taylor Burras in the Labor & Employment Department, Caleb Gilbert in the Real Estate Department, Nathan Shaw in the Corporate Department, and Vatche Zetjian in the Trust & Estate Litigation Department.

Taylor Burras represents management in all facets of labor and employment law, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, management/union relations, and wage and hour violations. She is experienced in all areas of the litigation process and represents employers in class action, collective action, representative action, and single plaintiff cases. Taylor earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, and her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. She is located in JMBM’s San Francisco office.

Caleb Gilbert specializes in the complex issues associated with hotels, resorts, multi-family, single-family and commercial buildings. Caleb advises clients with both a practical business and legal focus, representing individuals, investors, developers, lenders, private equity firms, REITs, and family offices in all aspects of real estate and hotel investment and development. Caleb earned his LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center, his J.D. from the University of California, Davis, School of Law, his M.S. from the University of Oxford, and his B.A. from the University of California, Davis. He is located in JMBM’s Los Angeles office.

Nate Shaw counsels clients on a wide range of business transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property licensing, and commercial agreements. Nate is one of the Firm’s leading technology attorneys, with expertise in the legal issues surrounding artificial intelligence, digital assets, and data privacy/security. Nate earned his J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and a degree in Electrical Engineering from Rice University. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional / US (CIPP/US) and a registered patent attorney. He is located in JMBM’s Los Angeles office.

Vatche Zetjian is certified by the State Bar of California as a specialist in estate planning, probate, and trust law. His practice focuses on complex trusts and estates litigation matters, including claims for breach of fiduciary duty, surcharge actions, trustee removal actions, will and trust contests, creditor’s claims, conservatorship and guardianship proceedings, and elder abuse matters. Vatche earned his J.D. from Loyola Law School, and his B.A. from the University of California, San Diego. He is located in JMBM’s Los Angeles office.

“We are pleased to welcome these four exceptionally talented attorneys to the partnership,” said JMBM Managing Partner Bruce Jeffer. “They have demonstrated a commitment to providing excellent service to our clients and we are confident in their continued contributions to the Firm’s success.”

Burras, Gilbert, Shaw and Zetjian will become partners effective January 1, 2024.

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