Maria Victoria Stout Selected as a 2023 Winner of “Latino Leadership Award” by Profiles In Diversity Journal

| Maria V. Stout

SAN DIEGO, Calif. February 21, 2023 – Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce that partner Maria Victoria Stout has been selected as a winner of Profiles in Diversity Journal’s “Latino Leadership Awards” for 2023.

The Profiles in Diversity Journal® is a quarterly publication dedicated to promoting and advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity in the corporate, government, nonprofit, STEM, and higher education sectors. Its annual “Latino Leadership Awards” honor individuals who have demonstrated talent and skill, a dedication to excellence in all they do, a willingness to mentor and support the next generation, and a commitment to the broader community.

Ms. Stout is a professor at University of San Diego School of Law, former Naval Officer and mechanical engineer. She holds impactful leadership positions on the firm’s Executive, Diversity, and Business Development committees. Through these key roles, Ms. Stout brings unique and valuable perspectives and is a driver of the firm’s success. Her mentorship capabilities are exemplified through her work as a law school professor, her advocacy as a veteran, and as a trusted mentor and advisor to junior attorneys at the firm.

Ms. Stout has received numerous accolades for her work, including most recently being named a “Top 50 Influential Veteran Business Leader” by the San Diego Business Journal.

About Knobbe Martens

Knobbe Martens is a highly respected intellectual property law firm, offering legal services in all aspects of intellectual property and technology law. The firm’s litigation group handles cases throughout the U.S. and coordinates strategy for disputes worldwide. Founded in California in 1962, the firm has close to 300 lawyers and scientists based in offices located in Orange County, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse international client base, from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. More information about the firm can be found at