Doug Martin

Doug Martin

Senior Associate
Washington, D.C.

Email douglas.martin@​

Phone +1 202 637 3570

Fax +1 202 637 5910

Practice groupLitigation, Arbitration, and Employment

Whether it's high-stakes litigation, sensitive investigations, or in-depth compliance reviews, clients turn to Doug Martin for his proven leadership. Doug has successfully managed complex matters across the globe, always to the satisfaction of his clients.

Doug represents clients in numerous sectors, including technology/telecommunications, education, pharmaceuticals, defense, government contracting, financial consulting, automotive, and more. Whether for a global corporation or a single individual, Doug has demonstrated the ability to approach a legal matter in a systematic way that gives confidence to his clients. His depth of experience as an advocate enables him to skillfully navigate interactions with a broad range of opposing parties, whether the matter is cooperative or adversarial.

He has served as the senior associate on wide and narrow-scope investigations. Doug guides his clients during the investigation, navigating disclosure and cooperation with government agencies, and working with all types of legal teams to obtain favorable results. In some cases, this has included total declinations of action by the corresponding agency. When litigation has been necessary, Doug works strategically to achieve the best possible results for his clients. Doug has also conducted compliance reviews, and assisted clients in developing best-in-class programs.

Doug's ability to handle matters with composure and competence was forged during his years of practice as a Marine Corps litigator. As a Marine, Doug represented hundreds of clients in dozens of states and overseas. As a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, Doug worked on cases related to national security, fraud, immigration, and more. As a defense counsel, Doug worked both solo and with teams on high-stakes, high-pressure criminal cases.

Doug continues to serve as a reserve Marine officer and is a member of the firm's Military Affinity Group.

Education and admissions


J.D., New York University School of Law, Phi Delta Phi, Vanderbilt Medal, 2011

B.A., Texas A&M University, cum laude, 2005

Bar admissions and qualifications

District of Columbia


Court admissions

U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

Related knowledge

Supply Chain Support

Representative experience

Conducted corruption investigation for U.S.-based global database services and products corporation.

Coordinated discovery, production, and advocacy in major corruption and bribery investigation for Brazilian energy company.

Conducted investigation for retail food products company related to tainted food allegations.

Investigated matters arising from subpoenas related to antitrust investigation of major pharmaceutical company.

Advised on investigation into supply chain security issue related to C-TPAT program for major automotive manufacturer.

Conducted sensitive investigations for multiple major universities on a wide variety of subject matter.

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