Eighteen Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named 2019 Southern California “Super Lawyers”

The firm is pleased to recognize eighteen attorneys who are included in the 2019 Southern California "Super Lawyers" list. The attorneys selected for this prestigious recognition are among the top five percent of attorneys in a region and are 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, John Holcomb, Brian Horne, Joseph Jennings, Stephen Larson, Irfan Lateef, Joseph Re, John Sganga, Craig Summers, Sheila Swaroop, and Karen Vogel Weil were recognized for their work in intellectual property litigation.

Partners Amy Chun, Jonathan Hyman, John King, 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 close to 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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