Martin is a partner in the Litigation Department of Kirkland’s Chicago office. He focuses on complex aggregate, civil, and commercial litigation, including class action and multidistrict proceedings.



Mentor — The Chicago Committee for Minorities in Large Law Firms

Mentor — Leadership Council on Legal Diversity

Instructor/Judge — Legal Prep Charter Academy Negotiation Program

Interviewer — Chicago Scholars Scholarship Program

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

  • Section of Litigation

Advisory Board of Legal Prep Charter Academy

Yale Law School Alumni Association Executive Committee

Yale Club of Chicago


Admissions & Qualifications

  • Illinois


  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Trial Bar
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois


  • Yale Law SchoolJ.D.

    Executive Editor, Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities

  • Arizona State UniversityB.A., English Literature & Religious Studiessumma cum laude