Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California”

Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP attorneys Cheryl Burgess, Samantha Hsu, Lauren Keller Katzenellenbogen, Susan Natland, Sheila Swaroop, and Karen Vogel Weil have been named “Top Women Attorneys in Southern California” by Super Lawyers.  These attorneys are acknowledged for their outstanding legal work in intellectual property and intellectual property litigation, are featured in a special section of the September 2015 issue of Los Angeles magazine.

The “Top Women Attorneys” list was compiled from both the 2015 “Southern California Super Lawyers” and “Rising Stars” designees. Super Lawyers candidates are evaluated using a rigorous, multistage process comprised of 12 indications of peer nominations and professional achievement.  Super Lawyers draws on information from a variety of online and database sources including law firm websites and legal publications.  The “Rising Stars” list includes the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Southern California who are age 40 or younger and/or have been in practice for ten years or less.  They are nominated by lawyers who have personally observed them in action through co-counsel, opposing counsel, or courtroom observation.  For additional information on Super Lawyers, visit

About Knobbe Martens
With over 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property law, including post-grant review proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 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, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle and Washington, D.C.  More information about the firm can be found at

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