John B. Martin Associate




John Martin focuses his practice on commercial litigation and municipal liability matters, including trial-level and appellate litigation. Prior to joining the firm, John served for three years as law clerk to Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam of the New York State Court of Appeals, where he attained the rank of Principal Law Clerk. In that role he worked on various matters that came before the court, which hears novel criminal and civil cases of statewide importance in a broad array of practice areas, including liability and commercial litigation matters.

After law school, John was an assistant district attorney at the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where he worked as an appellate specialist for nearly five years. During that time, John routinely briefed and argued numerous appeals in the Appellate Division, First Department, Appellate Term, First Department and the New York State Court of Appeals, which is New York's highest court.