Partner Profile

Wally Martinez

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP


LL 250


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 defence. Wally’s white-collar criminal defence experience includes representation of clients accused of tax fraud, procurement fraud, public corruption, violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, money laundering, healthcare fraud and violation of the Federal RICO statute.

Wally was a founding partner of the firm’s Miami office. In 2004, Wally left the firm to join Diageo North America, 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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