Partner Profile

Wally Martinez

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

International

LL 250

Biography

Practices: white-collar defence and internal investigations; retail and consumer products litigation; Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Education: JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1991; BS, Seton Hall University, magna cum laude, 1988.

Bar admissions: District of Columbia; Florida; New Jersey; New York.

Languages: Spanish.

Wally is the managing partner of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. His practice focuses on complex business litigation and white-collar criminal defense. Wally’s white-collar criminal defense experience includes matters involving allegations of tax fraud, procurement fraud, public corruption, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, money laundering and healthcare fraud.

Wally was a founding partner of the firm’s Miami office. In 2004, Wally left the firm to join Diageo North America, Inc, where he served as senior vice president and general counsel. He returned to the firm to become managing partner in 2006. Wally has since been recognised by the National Law Journal as one of the nation's “50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers”.

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