Buchalter Nemer’s acquisition of six partners

Buchalter Nemer’s acquisition of six partners, including Managing Partner Jay Paxton and name partner Howard Ellman and three associates in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Shareholders joining the firm include; James Andrew, Michael Brody, Leslie Browne and Thomas Sherwood. Elizabeth Bridges, Ivo Keller and Rikesh Patel join as associates. Ellman Burke, founded in 1976, specializes in real estate and land use matters. Jay Paxton, who has been serving as Ellman Burke’s Managing Director, will manage Buchalter’s new California Street office and join Buchalter Nemer’s Board of Directors.