Knobbe Martens Ranks Among Top 25 Most Diverse Law Firms Nationwide

Knobbe Martens has again been recognized as an exceptionally diverse law firm, ranking among the 25 most diverse firms in the United States in The American Lawyer’s 2020 Diversity Scorecard. The annual report compiles data about the number of full-time-equivalent minority attorneys, both partners and non-partners, at the largest and highest grossing firms as ranked by The American Lawyer and The National Law Journal. 27 percent of Knobbe Martens attorneys identify as belonging to a minority group. 

“Knobbe Martens commitment to taking concrete action to increase diversity firmwide has benefited us in countless ways. Having a diverse workforce enriches our culture, enables us to better reflect and serve our diverse clientele in the U.S. and around the world, and helps us attract and retain the best legal talent,” said Managing Partner Steven Nataupsky, noting that Knobbe Martens attorneys speak more than 20 foreign languages.

The firm consistently has been recognized for its dedication to diversity by some of the nation’s most prominent legal publications. In addition to annual appearances on The American Lawyer’s Diversity Scorecard rankings, Knobbe Martens is regularly lauded by Law360, which last year ranked it the #1 “Best Law Firm for Minority Attorneys” among firms its size.

You can learn more about the firm’s commitment to diversity here, and can view The American Lawyer’s 2020 Diversity Scorecard here.

About Knobbe Martens

Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms in the nation and worldwide, Knobbe Martens has about 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