Mr. Martin represents clients in all aspects of the firm’s practice, with an emphasis on bankruptcy and commercial litigation.
In the course of his multi-faceted practice, he has represented debtors, creditors, trustees and statutory committees in the Bankruptcy Courts for the Eastern District of Virginia, District of Maryland, and District of Columbia on a variety of matters ranging from representation of individual debtors in Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 proceedings, representation of business debtors in Chapter 11, and representation of institutional creditors. He has also served as a Chapter 7 trustee, and in that role engaged in significant forensic review of a debtor’s financial transaction, while recovering assets that were successfully administered for unsecured creditors of the estate.
He has engaged in both prosecution and defense of adversary proceedings to recover preferences or fraudulent transfers or to declare debt nondischargeable, and has also engaged in substantial lift stay litigation.
He represents community, regional, and national banks in bankruptcy matters and in state and federal litigation arising from commercial loan transactions.
He is admitted and regularly appears on behalf of clients in the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts of the Eastern District of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, and in other Virginia and Maryland state trial courts.