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JMBM Recognized as a 2014 Best Law Firm in Land Use & Zoning Law

JMBM Best Law Firm 2014LOS ANGELES – Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) is pleased to announce its land use practice has been selected for inclusion in the U.S. News & World Report / Best Lawyers® list of Best Law Firms. JMBM achieved a number of First-Tier Rankings, including a Metropolitan First-Tier Ranking (Los Angeles) in the area of Land Use and Zoning Law.

“Our clients count on us to successfully guide their development projects through the maze of politics, community concerns, and the law. It’s rewarding to deliver hard-won results, and a pleasure to be recognized for it,” said Benjamin M. Reznik, Chair of JMBM’s Government, Land Use, Environment and Energy Department. “My colleagues at JMBM and I are particularly pleased to be recognized as a Best Law Firm in this area, as it is an honor bestowed by our clients and peers.”

The Best Law Firms designation is based on client and lawyer evaluations, peer review from leading attorneys in their field, and a formal submission process. Lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be included.

JMBM’s land use lawyers have been involved in projects that range from urban mixed use developments and master planned communities, to mining operations, coastal development and energy development.

“Our land use lawyers are among the best in the nation,” said JMBM’s managing partner, Bruce Jeffer. “We are proud of the results they achieve for our clients.”

About JMBM’s Land Use and Zoning Practice
JMBM’s particular strength is handling all permitting and compliance issues for businesses seeking to locate and develop new sites, relocate or expand operations. Projects that JMBM’s lawyers have helped move through the approval process include residential developments and apartment complexes, hotels, shopping centers, theaters, office buildings, and a wide range of industrial projects such as mines, energy plants and manufacturing facilities.

About JMBM
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP (JMBM) 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 the full range of practice areas provided by our attorneys, visit

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