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Maria L. Martinez

Associate,Detroit

T 313-393-7561F 313-393-7579313-393-7561

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Education
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Michigan, B.A., with high distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions
  • Michigan
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Ct., E.D. Mich.
Overview

Ms. Martinez is a member of the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group and the Employee Benefits and Executive Compensation Group. She primarily represents business clients in complex litigation matters.

Ms. Martinez has represented banks, insurance and financial service companies, OEMs, Tier-1 automotive suppliers, and telecommunications companies in a broad range of commercial and business disputes. She also serves as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.

Ms. Martinez is a cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School. While in law school, she worked as a summer clerk with Bodman and as a judicial intern for the Honorable Mark A. Goldsmith of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. She was also the Managing Editor of the Michigan Journal of Environmental and Administrative Law and served on the board of a number of other student organizations, including the Women Law Students Association and the Public Benefits Advocacy Project. In addition, she was a member of the Environmental Law Society and a volunteer with the Michigan Environmental Crimes Project.

Honors, Awards, and Recognition
  • "Rising Star," Michigan Super Lawyers, 2017

Civic, Cultural, and Community Activities
  • VIP Mentoring, Volunteer Mentor
  • Matrix Human Services, Volunteer and 313 in the D Planning Committee Member
Professional Affiliations
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2016 Pathfinder
  • Inforum, Member
  • Detroit Economic Club, Member
  • Federal Bar Association, Member
  • State Bar of Michigan, Member
  • Detroit Bar Association (DBA), Member

 

Practices & Industries Education
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., cum laude
  • University of Michigan, B.A., with high distinction, Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions
  • Michigan