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2007 Success Stories

Bankruptcy and Real Estate

For CMR Commercial Mortgage Fund LLC: JMBM closes $25.5 million debtor-in-possession loan on mixed-use property in Las Vegas

SAN FRANCISCO – December 12, 2007 – Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro LLP (JMBM), one of California’s foremost full-service law firms, today announced that on behalf of its client, CMR Commercial Mortgage Fund LLC, the Firm closed a $25.5 million loan to Nevada Towers, a Chapter 11 debtor-in-possession. The loan is secured by a first […]

Real Estate

For Arden Realty: JMBM Closes 5.9 Million-Square-Foot Real Estate Purchase

LOS ANGELES – August 15, 2007 – Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro LLP (JMBM), one of California’s foremost full-service law firms, today announced that it closed a 5.9 million-square-foot real estate transaction for its client, Arden Realty Limited Partnership, from affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Acquisitions V LLC. The portfolio of office buildings in the […]

Intellectual Property, Litigation and Patent Litigation Group

JMBM Wins a Major Patent Infringement Trial: Jury verdict of $570 million

Los Angeles orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gary K. Michelson, who revolutionized spinal fusion surgery with the invention of spinal fusion implant technology, and his company, obtained a jury trial verdict against Medtronic Sofamor Danek, Inc. in litigation involving contract claims and patent rights. In a three-month long jury trial, Dr. Michelson’s legal team secured a total […]

Creditors' Rights and Litigation

Judgment upheld for Phoenix American Incorporated: JMBM achieved success in a two-week trial involving claims of successor-in-interest

JMBM represented Phoenix American Incorporated in a two-week trial obtaining a declaratory judgment that it was not the successor-in-interest to an acquired company and therefore was not liable for the company’s debts; successfully defended the cross-complaint that claimed the transfer of assets from the acquired company was a fraudulent transfer and that Phoenix American Incorporated […]

Bankruptcy, Creditors' Rights and Real Estate

JMBM assists CMR Mortgage Fund LLC in closing a nearly $100 million loan to out-of-possession debtor in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy

On behalf of its client, CMR Mortgage Fund, LLC (CMR), of San Francisco, California, Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro LLP (JMBM), a California full-service law firm with expertise in complex real estate sales, financings, work-outs, and bankruptcies, has closed a nearly $100 million loan to Halekua Development Corporation (Halekua), an out-of-possession debtor in a Chapter […]

Additional Patent Infringement Matter–Gregory S. Cordrey

Semiconductor Energy Laboratory v. Chimei Innolux, et al. (C.D. Cal. 2012) Represented Chimei Innolux, Chi Mei Optoelectronics, Acer, Viewsonic and Vizio in patent litigation relating to the manufacture of liquid crystal displays. EMG Technology, LLC v. Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. et al. (E.D. Tex. 2010) Represented EMG in patent litigation relating to, among other […]