Susan Natland and Katherine McMorrow Named Mentorship Award Finalists in 2023 California Legal Awards

IRVINE, Calif. September 7, 2023 - Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce that partner Susan Natland and associate Katherine McMorrow have been selected as Mentorship Award finalists as part of The Recorder’s 2023 California Legal Awards. The awards celebrate the achievements of lawyers and companies leading technology, innovation and the profession as a whole.

Award winners will be announced at a celebratory event on November 2, 2023, at The Westin St. Francis in San Francisco.

Ms. Natland co-chairs the firm’s Trademark and Brand Protection group and is an experienced mentor, innovator and thought leader. Ms. McMorrow, who has been one of Ms. Natland’s mentees since joining Knobbe Martens, focuses on brand protection and enforcement for domestic and international clients.

About Knobbe Martens

Knobbe Martens is one of the most highly respected intellectual property law firms, offering 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 about 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