Twenty One Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named 2018 Southern California “Super Lawyers”

Congratulations to twenty-one Knobbe Martens attorneys who were selected for inclusion in the 2018 Southern California "Super Lawyers" list. To be selected for this prestigious recognition, one must be among the top five percent of attorneys in a region, and be vetted through a rigorous process that includes peer nominations, third-party validations, and independent research of the candidates’ professional accomplishments.

Litigation Partners Joseph Cianfrani, Michael Friedland, Jon Gurka, John Holcomb, Brian Horne, Joseph Jennings, Ben Katzenellenbogen, Stephen Larson, Irfan Lateef, Joseph Re, John Sganga, Paul Stewart, Craig Summers, Sheila Swaroop, and Karen Vogel Weil were recognized for their work in intellectual property litigation. Partners Jonathan Hyman, John King, Sabing Lee, Steven Nataupsky, Susan Natland and Gerard von Hoffmann were recognized for their work in intellectual property law.

Many of the listed partners have repeatedly been included in Super Lawyers, some for as long as a decade.

About Knobbe Martens

Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms in the nation and worldwide, Knobbe Martens has over 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide and dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property and technology law, including litigation. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. The firm is headquartered in Orange County, California, with offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. More information about the firm can be found at

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