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Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP

Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is a California-based law firm of approximately 120 lawyers, with a robust cross-border practice. From offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Orange County, the firm serves their clients’ needs worldwide.

JMBM’s practice reflects the global activity generated by California’s diversified markets and its broad, multicultural consumer base. The firm's clients include private and public companies, Fortune 500 and middle market companies, family businesses, entrepreneurs, and high-net-worth individuals.

The firm regularly represents the U.S. business interests of companies headquartered outside of the United States, as well as those of U.S.- based companies doing business in other countries.

JMBM has strong capability in a number of globally active areas. For example, their Chinese Investment Group™ is a dedicated team of hotel and real estate lawyers in JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® that help Chinese investors identify, analyze, evaluate, validate, acquire, finance and manage hotel and real estate opportunities.

The firm has deep experience in the hospitality industry, the sports and entertainment industries, mining and building materials, the U.S. EB-5 immigrant investor visa program, multinational trademark and licensing, cybersecurity issues, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and a variety of cross-border transactions.

JMBM also has an active practice advising individuals who need help navigating the U.S. tax and regulatory environment.

Clients are at the heart of JMBM’s law practice. JMBM's partners are grateful for the trust and confidence that their clients have extended to the firm throughout the years. Whether clients need help to solve a problem or seize an opportunity, the firm's representation of their interests is rigorous, intelligent and uncompromising.

Excellence is a given at JMBM. Their attorneys are highly skilled professionals who practice law with passion and integrity and provide clients with an outstanding service. Their lawyers are also global citizens, and share long-term friendships with many clients and Interlaw colleagues, whether they are located in the U.S. or in another country or continent. We invite clients to contact us to discuss how we can help accomplish their objectives.

Main Practice Areas

Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Restructuring
Corporate, Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Securities
Intellectual Property, Patent Prosecution and Litigation
Labor and Employment
Litigation, Appellate, Class Action Defense
Real Estate, Environment and Land Use
Cybersecurity & Privacy
Government Practice
Taxation, Trusts & Estates, Family Office
U.S. Capital Investment
Beverage Alcohol, Sprits, Wine and Breweries
Chinese Investment Group™, EB-5 U.S. Immigrant Investment Visas Program
Energy, Renewable Energy
Financial Institutions
Hospitality, including hotels, resorts and restaurants
Mining, Building and Construction Materials
White Collar Defense & Investigations including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Cannabis Practice


1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067
United States
Two Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, California 94111
United States
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Suite 1100
Irvine, California 92614-2592
United States

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