Ten Knobbe Martens Partners Named Leading Litigators in America by Lawdragon

IRVINE, CALIF., September 8, 2023 – Knobbe Martens is proud to announce that ten partners have been named to Lawdragon’s 2024 “500 Leading Litigators in America” guide.

Lawdragon selected members of this guide from independent research identifying lawyers and law practices that have had significant impact, as well as submissions focused on recent cases and defense verdicts or settlements.

This year’s firm honorees and their practice areas include:

  • Adeel Akhtar: IP Litigation, esp. Patent
  • Carol Pitzel Cruz: IP Litigation, esp. Hatch-Waxman
  • Jane Dai: IP Litigation, esp. Patent
  • Brian Horne: IP Litigation
  • Christy Lea: IP Litigation
  • Steven Nataupsky: IP Litigation
  • Ali Razai: IP Litigation
  • Joseph Re: IP Litigation
  • Craig Summers: IP Litigation
  • Lynda Zadra-Symes: IP Litigation, esp. Trademark, Copyright

To learn more about this honor and see the full list, click here.  

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 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