Washington D.C. Super Lawyers Recognizes Several Knobbe Martens Attorneys

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23, 2024 – Knobbe Martens congratulates partner William Zimmerman and associates Justin Culbertson and Christopher Lewis on being recognized by Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers. Mr. Zimmerman was named to the “Super Lawyers” list; Mr. Culbertson and Mr. Lewis were recognized as “Rising Stars.”

Mr. Zimmerman serves as managing partner of Knobbe Martens’ Washington D.C. office and as co-chair of the firm’s Hatch-Waxman and life sciences litigation groups. Mr. Culbertson’s practice focuses on patent prosecution, strategic counseling, and worldwide patent portfolio management in the chemical, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology fields. Mr. Lewis also focuses on patent prosecution, including patent portfolio management and due diligence, in the medical device, software, and robotics industries.

Super Lawyers honors outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The “Rising Stars” list includes the top attorneys who are age 40 or younger and/or have been in practice for less than ten years. They are nominated by peers who have personally observed them in action.

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