Trade Secret and Restrictive Covenant Litigation
Marty has won noncompete cases in front of juries, at the injunction stage and on appeal. He helps clients nationwide enforce noncompetes and restrictive covenants, defend against claims of violating these covenants, and counsels clients on how to use noncompete agreements effectively. Marty also helps businesses protect their sensitive trade secrets, and has litigated cases nationwide involving claims of misappropriation of trade secrets.
Marty has particular experience seeking and defending against motions for injunctive relief and winning injunctions to enforce noncompete and nonsolicit agreements for clients. He is a chapter author on using noncompetes to protect trade secrets and goodwill in the acclaimed book, "The Secrets to Winning Trade Secret Cases" (Thomson West 2009).
Trial and Other Advocacy
When complex litigation goes to trial, Marty is an experienced and effective first-chair advocate. Comfortable before juries, judges and arbitrators, he persuasively presents clients’ cases, helping them achieve success in difficult situations. Marty is also an experienced advocate in pretrial proceedings, regularly arguing motions in federal and state courts.
Before becoming an attorney, Marty worked as a legislative assistant to the late Congressman Martin Olav Sabo of Minnesota.
Marty enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, biking around one of the many lakes of Minneapolis, and Star Trek.