Marty is a business lawyer with extensive experience litigating all types of difficult situations that businesses face. He is also a trusted advisor who helps clients navigate difficult contracting and employment law matters.
He has litigated class actions, mass tort claims, environmental, securities, and intellectual property claims. He has tried many cases to verdict before juries, judges, and arbitrators in Ohio and across the country, and regularly handles appeals. His experience includes defending against employment claims, advising businesses on discrimination, leave, and wage and hour issues, representing clients in OSHA investigations, litigating ERISA issues, advising on information privacy requirements, and litigating trade secrets and non-compete issues.
Marty is a two-time graduate of the University of Notre Dame. He earned his undergraduate degree in 1992 and his law degree in 1995. He clerked for two Federal judges after law school. He has 25 years of experience trying cases, negotiating settlements, arguing appeals, obtaining injunctions, arbitrating disputes, and advising clients on how to avoid disputes.
Marty served as the Chair of the Litigation Section Council of the Ohio State Bar Association. He was one of three founders of the Ohio Civil Justice Reform Task Force, a group of 24 lawyers and judges from across the state charged with proposing rule changes to make the civil justice system less expensive and less wasteful of time. Those rules changes went into effect in July 2020. He is a past president of the Carl D. Kessler Inn of Court in Dayton. He is a frequent speaker on litigation, employment, and business topics. From 2013-2016, Marty served on the national Board of the Notre Dame Alumni Association.