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Roman Martinez

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Practice Areas

Focuses primarily on appeals in the Supreme Court, the US Courts of Appeals, and state appellate courts. Mr. Martinez has handled civil and criminal matters involving a wide range of constitutional, statutory, and administrative law issues, and he has argued cases in the Supreme Court, among other courts. His appellate practice encompasses civil and criminal matters spanning virtually all areas of law.


Assistant to the Solicitor General at the DOJ; Various roles at the White House, US Embassy and Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq, and the DOD; Received the Secretary of Defense Medal for the Global War on Terrorism and the US DOD Distinguished Public Service Award for his service in Iraq; Law clerk to Chief Justice John G. Roberts of the Supreme Court and to D.C. Circuit Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh.

Professional Memberships

US Chamber of Commerce's Administrative Law & Government Litigation Advisory Committee; Member, Edward Coke Appellate Inn of Court; Former Member of D.C. Circuit’s Advisory Committee on Procedures. Serves on US District Court for the District of Columbia’s Committee on Grievances.


JD, Yale Law School, 2008

M.Phil., Cambridge University, 2002

AB, Harvard College, 2001