James G. Martin named Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year”

Best Lawyers® has bestowed their top honor on Jim Martin by naming him Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” in 2019 for his work in the field of Corporate Compliance Law.  This prestigious title is given to only one lawyer in each specialty and location, and is earned by receiving the highest overall peer reviews.  Mr. Martin is also recognized in the practice areas of Commercial Litigation, Corporate Governance Law, and Criminal Defense: White-Collar in the 25th edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.

Mr. Martin who was a former U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District of Missouri and a federal prosecutor before that, has years of experience in both criminal and civil litigation.  This is Mr. Martin’s 12th Best Lawyers award which is based on the evaluation of a lawyer’s skill by his or her peers in the same geographic and practice areas.


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