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White Collar Defense & Investigations

M. Anthony Brown Appointed to LACBA State Appellate Judicial Evaluation Committee

LOS ANGELES—M. Anthony Brown, Administrative Chair of the White Collar Defense & Investigations Group at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM), has been appointed to a three-year term on the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s State Appellate Judicial Evaluation Committee. This committee evaluates persons whose names are submitted by the Governor for possible nomination […]

Bankruptcy, Corporate, Creditors' Rights, Environmental, Government, Land Use, Litigation and Real Estate

JMBM Attorneys Recognized as 2018 Northern California Super Lawyers

San Francisco—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP is pleased to announce eight attorneys have been named as Northern California Super Lawyers for 2018. Northern California Super Lawyers were announced in a special supplement to San Francisco magazine and Sacramento magazine in July. JMBM’s Northern California Super Lawyers were recognized in a variety of practice areas. […]

Government and Land Use

JMBM Partner Benjamin Reznik Honored For Fight Against Genocide

LOS ANGELES—Benjamin M. Reznik, Chair of the Government, Land Use, Energy, and Environment (GLUEE) Department at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) ) received the Global Soul award from the anti-genocide organization Jewish World Watch, for his years of involvement in the fight against genocide. In a videotaped statement, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti […]

Appellate, Environmental, Government, Labor & Employment, Land Use, Litigation, Real Estate, Taxation and Trusts & Estates

Super Lawyers Recognizes JMBM Attorneys as 2018 Southern California Rising Stars

Los Angeles—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce five attorneys have been recognized as a 2018 Southern California Super Lawyers “Rising Star.” JMBM’s “Rising Stars” were recognized in a variety of practice areas. Their names and practice areas are listed below: Los Angeles Taylor Burras, Employment & Labor: Employer Megan Ferkel Earhart, […]

Mergers & Acquisitions

JMBM Represents KARCO Engineering LLC in the Sale of Majority Stock to Applus+

Los Angeles—KARCO Engineering, LLC (KARCO), an independent automotive and safety testing facility, has sold a majority interest to Applus+ Adiada (Applus+), an engineering company providing design, testing, and engineering services to the automotive industry worldwide. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. William F. Capps, David Ma and Jamie Ogden, merger and acquisition lawyers at […]

Global Hospitality Group® and Real Estate

Hospitality Lawyer Jeffrey T. Myers Joins JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® as Partner

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce that hospitality lawyer Jeffrey T. Myers has joined the Firm as a Partner in JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and Real Estate Department. Myers’ practice focuses on the development, financing, acquisition, and operation of hotels, resorts and other hospitality properties. His clients include developers, […]

Appellate and White Collar Defense & Investigations

JMBM Partner M. Anthony Brown Offers Expert Advice on Appellate Oral Arguments at ABA’s 2018 Litigation Section Conference

JMBM Partner M. Anthony (“Tony”) Brown was recently invited to participate in the “Inside Oral Argument” program at the American Bar Association’s 2018 Litigation Section Conference. Tony presented a model appellate oral argument based on a recent Supreme Court case before a panel of judges that included Hon. M. Margaret McKeown and Hon. John B. […]

Corporate, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Luxury Home Group, Taxation and Trusts & Estates

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP Announces Formation of Art, Wine & Collectible Assets Law Group

LOS ANGELES—Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) announced today the formation of its Art, Wine & Collectible Assets Group, a multi-disciplinary group of lawyers serving the needs of high-net-worth individuals, family trusts, foundations, art funds and other entities with portfolios of valued collectibles. The Group has handled matters relating to collections of art, wine, […]

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 […]