Post-Recession Demand Drives Strong First-Year Hiring at IP Firm

, The National Law Journal


With the job market for 2012 law graduates seemingly tepid at best, Irvine, Calif.- based IP law firm Knobbe Martens has hired 30 entry-level associates from the class of 2012. That amounts to 11.3 percent of all the firm's attorneys. The firm attributes its hiring number mainly to high demand from clients pursuing applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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