Orange County partners Michael Friedland, John King, Sabing Lee, Ed Schlatter and John Sganga of Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP have been named among the top lawyers in Orange County in the 2012 edition of Top Attorneys by OC Metro magazine.
The complete list is comprised of 19 specialty areas. Michael Friedland and John Sganga were recognized as Top Attorneys for intellectual property. John King and Sabing Lee were recognized as Top Attorneys for patent applications. Ed Schlatter was recognized in both categories. The intellectual property and patent application sections of the list were comprised of just 5 attorneys each with Knobbe Martens attorneys making up more than half the list. Friedland and Lee have been recognized among Orange County’s Top Attorneys since 2010.
To determine the list of Top Lawyers, OC Metro partners with Avvo, an online company that profiles and rates over 90 percent of licensed attorneys in the U.S. To rank lawyers, Avvo uses a mathematical model that considers years of experience, board certification, education, disciplinary history, professional achievement and industry recognition.