Martin helps clients further their business and legal interests through proactive counseling and litigation. He has assisted clients in protecting their valuable trade secrets, coordinating complex litigation strategy across multiple states, managing complex discovery issues, and resolving novel challenges that significantly affect clients’ business and legal interests. Martin enjoys working collaboratively with the client team to find and develop weakness in the opposition’s case, and executing strategy to achieve the client’s goal in a cost-effective manner.
Martin has represented clients in numerous appeals in state and federal court. He has successfully defended favorable rulings on appeal and won reversals of unfavorable ones, including winning reversals of adverse jury verdicts. Martin also has a robust appellate practice that includes representing clients and advocacy groups in high impact asylum cases. Martin is a member of the firm’s appellate advocacy group.
Before joining Faegre Drinker, Martin gained litigation experience through a clerkship for Judge C. Arlen Beam in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. During law school, he served as a judicial extern for Chief Judge William J. Riley of the Eighth Circuit.
Prior to law school, Martin worked in a psychiatric hospital, where he facilitated educational programming and led crisis response teams for patients.
Martin enjoys spending time with his wife and four children. He is an active member of his faith community, as well as an avid reader.