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JMBM Attorneys Recognized as 2024 Southern California Rising Stars

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that 6 JMBM attorneys have been recognized as Super Lawyers Rising Stars in Southern California for 2024. The Rising Stars list highlights attorneys who are either 40 years old or younger, or have been practicing for 10 years or less.

In addition to being listed as a Rising Star, JMBM partner Vatche Zetjian was named to the Up-and-Coming 100: 2024 Southern California Rising Stars Top List.

The names of JMBM’s Rising Stars and their practice areas are listed below:

Los Angeles

  • Lara Leitner, Land Use & Zoning, Civil Litigation
  • Raef Cogan, Employment Litigation
  • Vatche Zetjian, Estate & Trust Litigation

Orange County

  • Shelly Teleoglou, Tax
  • Irina Rospotnyuk, Tax
  • Sarah G. Hartman, Civil Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation


About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

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