Building windows

Press Releases

Global Hospitality Group®, Government and Land Use

Short-term Rentals Upheld by Court

Venice property owner allowed to rent units for less than 30 days LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) successfully defended Venice Suites, LLC and Carl Lambert, owners of an apartment house on the Venice Beach boardwalk, against a case brought by the Los Angeles City Attorney. The lawsuit sought an injunction and severe […]

Three JMBM Pros Reach the Pinnacle (of Kilimanjaro)

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) professionals are scaling more than legal heights these days. Land use Partner Sheri Bonstelle, intellectual property litigation Partner Rachel Capoccia, and IT Project Manager Maurice Oketch conquered Mount Kilimanjaro – known as the “Roof of Africa” – in February, reaching Uhuru Peak at 19,341 feet after a 6 […]

Mergers & Acquisitions

JMBM Represents Hana Financial, Inc. in Agreement to Sell Hana Small Business Lending Inc. to Patriot National Bancorp, Inc.

LOS ANGELES–Hana Financial, Inc. (Hana Financial), represented by Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM), has signed a definitive agreement for the sale of Hana Small Business Lending Inc. (Hana SBL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hana Financial, Inc. to Patriot National Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNBK), the parent holding company of Patriot Bank, N.A. Hana SBL is […]

Taxation and Trusts & Estates

Orange County Trusts & Estates Attorney, Eric Bardwell, Promoted to Partner at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

Irvine, Calif. – Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce Orange County trusts and estates attorney Eric R. Bardwell has been promoted to Partner, effective January 1, 2018. Bardwell’s practice focuses on all aspects of wealth transfer planning, including estate planning and charitable planning. He provides tax strategies to business owners […]

Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Patent Litigation Group and Trusts & Estates

JMBM Recognized as a “2018 Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce its inclusion in the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Law Firms list for the seventh consecutive year. Practice areas in all three JMBM offices received “Tier 1” rankings – the publication’s highest designation – in their respective metropolitan areas. In Los Angeles, […]

Taxation and Trusts & Estates

Tax Attorney Ryan Nowicki Joins Jeffer Mangels in Los Angeles

Los Angeles—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is pleased to announce that Ryan D. Nowicki has joined the Firm as Of Counsel in the Taxation and Trusts & Estates Groups. Previously of Kopple, Klinger & Elbaz, Nowicki’s practice concentrates on domestic and international income tax planning, tax controversies, and business structuring and transactions. “Ryan’s experience […]

Corporate Defense and Investigations

Japanese Delegation to LASD and LAPD Hosted by JMBM Partner Anthony Pacheco

Los Angeles—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Partner Anthony Pacheco hosted a delegation of officials from Japan on July 31, 2017. In response to important Japanese legislation and policy objectives, the delegation has been studying techniques to reduce recidivism rates among criminal offenders, including drug offenders. The Japanese Ministry of Justice has been evaluating how […]