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Curtis Martin practices in the areas of business litigation and labor and employment. He has extensive experience representing clients in state and federal courts in claims involving , breach of contract, business torts, premises liability and employment matters. Mr. Martin represents clients in various industries to include manufacturing, banking, hospitality, entertainment and transportation.

Mr. Martin's labor and employment practice is focused on the defense of local and national clients against claims involving wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, and adherence to federal and state statutes governing workplace issues. Mr. Martin also counsels employers on day-to-day employment issues and defends against claims brought in the collective bargaining process and those brought in state and federal courts.

Accolades

• Savoy Magazine - Most Influential Black Lawyers in America, 2015

• Georgia Super Lawyers® - Rising Stars, 2010-2014

• "Who's Who in Black Atlanta," 2009-2010, 2012-2016

• National Bar Association - President's Award, 2012

• Atlanta Business Journal - Who's Who in Law and Accounting, 2011

• Atlanta Business League - Men of Influence, 2011

• Atlanta Business Journal - "40 on the Rise," 2009

• Leadership Council on Legal Diversity - Fellow

• American Bar Foundation - Fellow

Attorney at Law: Featured Lawyer of the Month (Download the PDF)

Memberships

• American Bar Association

• Atlanta Bar Association, Minority & Diversity Clerkship Program - Co-Chair

• Atlanta Bar Association, Board of Directors, 2013-2015

• Gate City Bar Association - Past President

• Atlanta Bar Association, Judicial Selection and Tenure Committee - Chair

• National Bar Association

Community

• Radford University College of Business and Economics, Advisory Board

• Horizons Atlanta, Board of Directors, 2008-2014

• Crabapple Crossing Elementary School (Milton), School Governance Council - Vice Chair

• St. James United Methodist Church (Alpharetta) - Member

• Youth mentor and public speaker

• Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation, Board of Directors, 2010-2011

• Jack & Jill of America, Inc., Greater North Atlanta Chapter - Father’s Auxiliary

Education

• J.D., Valparaiso University

School of Law 2003

• B.A., Radford University

College of Business and Economics, 1992

Bar and Court Admissions

• State Bar of Georgia

• U.S. District Court, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia

• Georgia Trial and Appellate Courts

Mr. Martin's passionate representation earned our trust very early as he got to the heart of our business objectives and ensured that our legal needs were tailored specifically to us and our overall purpose. I can't imagine our business without his counsel.- ✭✭✭✭✭ Stuart C., CEO of National Food Services Company