Memberships and Affiliations
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • Maryland Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Maryland State Bar Association, Ethics Committee (Past Chair 2004-2005)
  • Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney’s Association, Board of Directors (1990-Present)
  • Federal Bar Association of Maryland, Past President
  • U.S. District Court’s Criminal Justice Act Panel, Member
  • Maryland State Special Prosecutor Selection and Disability Commission, Member (2002-2004)
  • St. Ignatius Loyola Academy, Board of Directors (2005-2014)
Awards and Honors
  • The Daily Record's Leadership in Law Award Winner (2015)
  • Maryland Super Lawyers (2007-2017) – Criminal Defense, White Collar; Top 100 Lawyers in Maryland (2014-2017)
  • Chambers USA (2006-2016) – Maryland, General Commercial Litigation and Maryland, White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
  • Best Lawyers in America 'Lawyer of the Year' - Criminal Defense: White Collar (2014)
  • Best Lawyers in America (2006-2017) – White Collar Criminal Defense, Commercial Litigation, Bet-the-Company Litigation, Litigation – First Amendment
  • Benchmark: America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys (2008-2016)
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rated - AV® Preeminent™
  • ALM Washington D.C. & Baltimore's Top Rated Lawyers (2012 - Criminal Law)
  • 2010 Recipient of the John Adams Award, given by the United States District Court, District of Maryland for outstanding service to indigent clients

Gerard P. Martin - Partner

About Jerry

Gerard P. Martin is one of the leaders of Maryland’s trial bar. A former Federal Prosecutor, he has been trying white collar criminal matters and complex civil cases for over 35 years. He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and has been listed by numerous groups as one of the top litigators in the state since 2006.

Jerry is also recognized for his activities in the field of professional ethics. A past Chairman of the Maryland State Bar Association’s Ethics Committee, he has served on that body for 20 years and represents attorneys before the courts and the Grievance Commission.


  • St. Louis University Law School, J.D. (cum laude) (1970)
  • John Carroll University, B.S. (1966)

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Claims
  • United States Supreme Court