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"Diversity From the day our firm was founded, we have been committed to creating and fostering a dynamic, diverse workplace. It's a commitment that has yielded real and meaningful results. Today we are one of the top 15 most diverse firms in the nation, in the top 5 among mid-sized firms for the highest percentage of minority partners and non-partner attorneys, and among the top 10 in the same category for the highest percentage of minority equity partners in the U.S. We are also number one for best law firms for Asian-American..."

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Knobbe Martens

2040 Main Street
14th Floor
Irvine, CA 92614
Phone: (949) 760-0404


Managing Partner: Steven Nataupsky
Hiring Partner: Benjamin Katzenellenbogen

Base Salary

1st year: $180,000
Summer associate: $3,450/week

Major Office Locations

Irvine, CA
Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Seattle, WA
Washington, DC

Major Departments & Practices

Aesthetics & Personal Care Products
Automotive, Transportation & Power Sports
Clean Technology
Communications Technology
Construction & Home Improvement
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
Electronics & Semiconductors
Fashion & Jewelry
Financial Services & Business Methods
Food & Beverage
Healthcare Information Technology
IP Strategy
IP Transactions and Agreements
Media & Entertainment
Medical Devices & Procedures
Restaurant & Hospitality
Software & Information Technology
Sporting Goods & Recreation
Trademarks and Brand Protection
USPTO Trials and Post-Grant Proceedings