Knobbe Martens Announces Addition of 30 New Associates

Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, one of the nation’s largest intellectual property law firms, announced its continued commitment to providing the highest quality legal services with the addition of 30 new associates firm-wide.

“As the firm’s client base continues to grow there is continued demand for the best and brightest legal talent,” said Steven Nataupsky, managing partner of Knobbe Martens. “We are fortunate to have an outstanding group of new associates join the firm.”

21 associates join the Orange County office, including Jessica Achtsam, Omar Al-Mesned, Jeremy Anapol, Charlene Azema, Joy Lynn Nemirow, Camille Barr, Jesse Bolling, Morgan Coates, Scott Cromar, Yimeng Dou, David Dremann, Daniel Fullerton, Tamara Hill, Samantha Hsu, Mike Koplow, Kendall Loebbaka, Kevin McCoy, David Schmidt, Nathan Shaw, Harnik Shukla, and Nathan Wenk.

The San Diego office welcomes five new associates including Shelton Austin, Heungsoo Choi, Loni Schutte, Jane Xia, and Cameron Zinsli. The San Francisco office adds Matthew Kuipers and Kyu Min. Eric Wengreen joins the Seattle office and the Washington D.C. office welcomes Daniel Kazhdan.

The 2012 associate class holds degrees from prestigious law schools across the United States including Cornell, Duke, George Washington University, Indiana University, Loyola University, Notre Dame, NYU, Santa Clara, Stanford, UC Berkeley, UC Davis, UC Irvine, UCLA, University of Chicago, University of Illinois, University of Texas, University of Washington, USC, and USD. In addition to law degrees, many hold advanced degrees including Ph.D.s and Masters degrees in various engineering disciplines.

With over 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property law including litigation. Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms worldwide, Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. Headquartered in Orange County, California, Knobbe Martens also has offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle and Washington, D.C. More information about the firm can be found at

Contact: Jenna Stenderup (619) 293-3175