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Five Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named 2018 Southern California “Rising Stars”

Tuesday, June 12, 2018


Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce that five attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Southern California "Rising Stars" list by Super Lawyers magazine.

Michelle Armond, Jared Bunker, Mark Kachner, and Baraa Kahf were recognized for their outstanding work in intellectual property litigation and David Dremann was recognized for his work in intellectual property law. Michelle Armond was also listed in Super Lawyer’s Women’s Edition.

Super Lawyers honors outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The “Southern California 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 less than ten years. 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

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 and Washington, D.C., and enjoys an international reputation for excellence. More information about the firm can be found at



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Meet the Knobbe Martens Attorneys

Michelle Armond practices in intellectual property litigation and appeals, including U.S. Patent Office litigation. Her experience includes inter partes review and contested...
Jared Bunker is a litigation partner in the firm’s Orange County office.  Jared represents and counsels clients in intellectual property disputes relating to patents, trademarks,...
Mark Kachner is a partner in our Los Angeles office. His practice focuses on litigation, client counseling, and licensing intellectual property assets. Mr. Kachner has litigated cases...
Baraa Kahf's practice includes several areas of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secret litigation, with an emphasis on computer software...
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