Adán Martínez

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Adán Martínez
Associate

(646) 402-5644

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Prior to law school, Mr. Martínez began his career as a low wage, agricultural worker. His years of experience as a manual laborer provide valuable context to his representation of employees.

I contacted David Sanford based on a recommendation when I was wrongfully terminated from my executive-level role. The case was complex since it involved a well-known and high-powered attorney that was threatening to ruin me and my reputation if I proceeded with the case. David, Adan Martinez and Mariel Brunman were extremely classy, professional, and level-headed throughout the entire process and brought a tremendous amount of comfort and support to me. My opinions were valued, my doubts always heard, and I was always reassured with full transparency, integrity, and partnership. David and his team built a strong case and ultimately managed to reach a successful outcome through mediation that not only sent a strong message on wrongful termination but it gave me my credibility and confidence back. David and his team are competent, strategic, and a powerful opponent. They fought for me and were the voice I needed and wanted to represent me through this time. A Former Client

Adán Martínez is an Associate in the New York office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in Washington, DC, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. Mr. Martínez received his law degree from Yale Law School, a Master’s degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and his bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University.

While at Yale Law School, Mr. Martínez represented clients in a variety of discrimination, wage and hour, immigration, and other civil rights matters as part of Yale’s Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic.

Prior to law school, Mr. Martínez began his career as a low wage, agricultural worker. His years of experience as a manual laborer provide valuable context to his representation of employees.

Education

  • BA, Wesleyan University, 2005
  • MEc, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, 2014
  • JD, Yale Law School, 2017

Clinics

  • Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2018

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

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