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Knobbe Martens Attorneys Named Top Women Attorneys in Southern California

Friday, October 5, 2012

Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP attorneys Michelle Armond, Amy Chun, Stacey Halpern, Catherine Holland, Lauren Katzenellenbogen, Susan Natland, Shelia Swaroop, Karen Vogel Weil, and Lynda Zadra-Symes have been named Top Women Attorneys in Southern California by Super Lawyers.  The nine attorneys, acknowledged for their outstanding legal work in intellectual property and intellectual property litigation, are featured in a special section of this month’s edition of Los Angeles Magazine.

The Top Women Attorneys list was compiled from both the 2012 Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars designees. Super Lawyers candidates are evaluated using a rigorous, multistage process comprised of 12 indications of peer nominations and professional achievement.  Super Lawyers draws on information from a variety of online and database sources including law firm websites and legal publications.  The Rising Stars list includes the top 2.5 percent of attorneys in Southern California who are age 40 or younger and/or have been in practice for less than ten years.  They are nominated by lawyers who have personally observed them in action through co-counsel, opposing counsel, or courtroom observation.  For additional information on Super Lawyers, visit

With over 275 lawyers and scientists nationwide, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP dedicates its practice to all aspects of intellectual property law including litigation.  Consistently ranked among the top intellectual property firms worldwide, Knobbe Martens serves a diverse group of clients from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages.  Headquartered in Orange County, California, Knobbe Martens also has offices in San Diego, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle and Washington, D.C.  More information about the firm can be found at


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