Peter J Martinez | Baltimore | Hogan Lovells

Peter J Martinez

Counsel Litigation, Arbitration, and Employment




Peter J Martinez
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PJ Martinez is an accomplished trial lawyer who served as a federal prosecutor for over a decade. He has tried numerous cases to verdict and has argued appeals addressing a wide range of issues in civil and criminal cases. Throughout his career, PJ has skillfully managed high-profile matters involving fraud, corruption, and organized crime. PJ draws on these experiences to help Hogan’s clients resolve their most sensitive litigation challenges.

Representative experience

Served as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Director for DOJ’s Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF). *

First-chaired investigation and 10-week jury trial of violent Black Guerilla Family members.  All three defendants were convicted and sentenced to life in prison.*

First-chaired investigation and two-week jury trial of corrupt correctional officer who took bribes to smuggle contraband into federal detention facility.*  

Second-chaired investigation and three-week jury trial of Maryland physician convicted of narcotics distribution and conspiracy charges in connection with “pill mill” operation.*

Served as Criminal Discovery Coordinator in the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.


  • Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center, Cum Laude, 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts, English, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 2002
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Maryland