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Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

  • Designation: Irvine, Calif.
  • Head Count: 275
  • Gross Revenues: $195,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $710,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $500,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, is an Irvine-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, has 275 attorneys and is the 162nd largest firm in the United States.  With $195,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 150th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in CA, DC and WA.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 150 2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 170 -9 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 172 -172 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 11 0 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey NR N/A Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey NR N/A Summer programs

In the News

Introducing the 2015 Women Leaders in Tech Law

The Recorder Staff : The Recorder : July 31, 2015

This year's list of 60 women includes 10 "power players" who are using their positions and achievements to advocate for women.

Solar Firm Slaps Rival With Trade Secret Suit

Ross Todd : The Recorder : June 03, 2015

SunPower says exiting employees copied thousands of files before joining SunEdison.

Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear

Lisa Lednicer : The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

Knobbe Martens has a singular focus — intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks and copyrights.

The 2015 IP Hot List

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

This week we recognize 15 law firms that accomplish great things in the realm of intellectual property law.

End of an Era?

Sheri Qualters : Corporate Counsel : June 01, 2015

IP verdicts spiked last year, but not because of patent trolls.

Philips Can't Escape $467M Blood Monitor Patent Verdict

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 19, 2015

A federal judge in Delaware turned away Philips' attack on its adversary's conduct before the PTO, setting the stage for a likely appeal.

Litigation Department of the Year, Intellectual Property: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear

Scott Graham : The Recorder : April 24, 2015

The IP-only shop secured a string of high-dollar wins, including a $466 million patent infringement verdict.

Litigation Department of the Year, Game Changer: Joseph Re

Scott Graham : The Recorder : April 24, 2015

The Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear litigator was able to stop the bleeding for a medical device maker facing bankruptcy after a devastating patent-infringement ruling.

2015 Litigation Department of the Year and In-house Impact Awards

Recorder staff : The Recorder : April 24, 2015

Was 2014 The Twilight of the Patent Trolls?

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : March 30, 2015

The litigation ground shifted as contests between business competitors produced large verdicts.

Musical Chairs at McKenna Long, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 15, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, poised to vote Monday on a union with Dentons, saw two new partners depart because of conflicts; Morgan Lewis lures eight partners in Dallas ahead of another merger in Singapore; Winston & Strawn poaches 10 more partners from Pillsbury; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : March 09, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Littler Goes to Guatemala, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 08, 2015

Littler Mendelson's Swiss verein enters Guatemala, as the global labor and employment firm loses a six-lawyer team in Atlanta; Covington & Burling opens in Los Angeles; Paul Hastings' hiring spree extends to Brazil; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Recorder Names Litigation Department of the Year Winners

Recorder Staff : The Recorder : March 06, 2015

In addition to overall and speciality practice awards, honorees include high-impact in-house counsel.

On the Move

: The Recorder : March 02, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Firm Refugees Find New Homes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 17, 2015

Big firms take on more partners from Bingham McCutchen and Edwards Wildman Palmer; Dentons heads to Northern Virginia; King & Spalding snags a rival's IP litigation co-head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.