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Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

  • Designation: Irvine, Calif.
  • Head Count: 260
  • Gross Revenues: $180,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $690,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $485,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, is an Irvine-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, has 260 attorneys and is the 170th largest firm in the United States.  With $180,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 152nd on The American Lawyer's 2014 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 200 152 -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

2014 Patent Litigation Survey

Lisa Shuchman : Corporate Counsel : October 22, 2014

Patent trolls continue to up the lawsuit count as companies fight back. Which means plenty of work for the law firms chosen to file or defend patent suits.

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2014

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

INADMISSIBLE: Lawyers Line Up To Fight Trial Subpoenas

: The National Law Journal : October 13, 2014

Lawyers are lining up to fight subpoenas requiring them to testify remotely via video in a Boston antitrust trial, but the battle is over for Covington & Burling chairman Timothy Hester. Plus more in this week's column.

Covington Chairman Defeats Antitrust Trial Subpoena

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : October 09, 2014

A federal judge in Boston on Thursday agreed to block a subpoena that would have forced Covington & Burling chairman Timothy Hester to be on call for an unspecified number of days to testify via video in an antitrust trial.

D.C. Lawyers Line Up to Fight Subpoenas in Antitrust Case

Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : October 08, 2014

Two weeks after Covington & Burling chairman Timothy Hester filed court papers opposing a subpoena for live video testimony in an antitrust trial, two more lawyers in Washington have joined the fight.

In-House at Large Public Companies

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Chart tracking In-House Counsel at Large Public Companies.

Litigator of the Week: Joseph Re of Knobbe Martens

Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : October 02, 2014

Re and his firm won their biggest victory yet for medical device company Masimo Corp., persuading a federal jury in Delaware that Philips Electronics owes $467 million for infringing two Masimo patents.

Federal Circuit Judges Put Spin on Patent Fee-Shifting

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 26, 2014

Sitting as a trial judge recently, Timothy Dyk of the Federal Circuit denied an attorney fee request, writing "every case will have a loser."

Circuit Judges Put Spin on Patent Fee Shifting

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 26, 2014

Sitting as a trial judge recently, Timothy Dyk of the Federal Circuit denied an attorney fee request, writing "every case will have a loser."

Federal Circuit Guts $30 Million Jury Verdict Against Google

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 15, 2014

Circuit Judge Raymond Chen dissented from the panel's decision, which found that web search patents asserted against Google should have been deemed obvious.

Federal Circuit Guts $30 Million Jury Verdict Against Google

Scott Graham : The Recorder : August 15, 2014

Circuit Judge Raymond Chen dissented from panel decision that web search patents asserted against Google should have been deemed obvious.

The Recorder Names 50 Women Leaders in Tech Law

Recorder Staff : The Recorder : August 01, 2014

This year's list honors women leading major matters, leading within their organizations, and leading the way for other women.

Catheter Patent Suit Balloons in Scope

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : July 07, 2014

After a ruling from Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, medical device maker TriReme brings in new lawyers to fight claims its CEO breached a fiduciary duty to a rival.