Managing IP Magazine Illuminates Paul Hastings’ Intellectual Property Practice with 16 Lawyers Recognized as ‘IP Star’

June 15, 2022

Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that Managing IP, a top source of in-house intelligence on global IP, has ranked 16 lawyers in the 2022 edition of IP Stars: The leading practitioners in IPincluding new rankings for Washington, D.C., partners Kecia Reynolds and Allan Soobert and San Francisco partner Matthias Kamber. 

The Paul Hastings team is ranked across the practice’s geographic presence throughout the United States, with lawyers ranked in the firms Century City, Palo Alto, and San Francisco offices in California, Chicago office for Illinois, New York, Washington D.C., as well as in Tokyo, Japan. The rankings reflect the firm’s success in representing clients in diverse technologies, including electronics, life sciences, and other industries.

This year’s IP stars include:


Matthias Kamber (Notable Practitioner)

Chris Kennerly (Patent Star)

Steven Marenberg (Copyright Star)

David Okano (Rising Star)

Philip Ou (Rising Star)


Robert Unikel (Patent Star)

New York:

Bruce Wexler (Patent Star)

Eric Dittmann (Patent Star)

Preston Ratliff (Patent Star)

Chad Peterman (Patent Star)

Washington, D.C.:

Naveen Modi (Patent Star)

Phillip Citroen (Rising Star)

Kecia Reynolds (Patent Star)

Allan Soobert (Patent Star)


Hiroyuki Hagiwara (Patent Star)

Paul Hastings’ Intellectual Property practice advises clients on complex, critical IP matters, providing innovative solutions for clients’ challenges with proven success in trial and appeals courts, at the PTAB and the ITC, and in arbitral tribunals. The practice is ranked by Chambers and Partners, IAM, The Legal 500, Managing IP and Benchmark Litigation in various areas, including patent, trade secrets, ITC litigation, and PTAB practice, as well as by BTI Consulting as a “Go-To Litigation Firm” and “Best for Complex IP Litigation” in its annual “Intellectual Property Outlook” report. Paul Hastings IP lawyers have been selected numerous times as Law360’s “Most Valuable Players” and as “Trailblazers” by The National Law JournalThe RecorderThe New York Law Journal, and The Daily Journal

About Paul Hastings

Dedicated to providing intellectual capital and superior execution to the world’s leading Wall Street and global investment banks, asset managers and corporations achieve their business and legal goals, Paul Hastings is a premier global finance law firm with elite teams in finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and litigation. We are one of only a handful of law firms ranked across multiple core finance areas including: structured credit, leveraged finance, private credit, capital markets, and real estate finance.

Paul Hastings is ranked as one of the top firms in the world in The American Lawyer’s “Premier League” for momentum, profit and prestige amongst firms in the 2022 American Lawyer 100.

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