Chambers USA has ranked Mr. Martin as a top lawyer practicing in Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite. Prior to joining K&L Gates, Mr. Martin served as the chief legal officer of the following companies: Convera, a public search software and online services company, BET.com, LLC (and served as VP and Deputy GC of Black Entertainment Television) and the telecom subsidiary of Capital One Financial Corporation. Mr. Martin was selected as a finalist as a “Top Washington Lawyer” in Technology Transactions from among 400 nominees by the Washington Business Journal.
Prior to practicing in-house, Mr. Martin practiced in the Washington, D.C. office of an international law firm. He also served as an attorney at the FCC in the Office of Plans and Policy (where he was part of the initial team that drafted the FCC's spectrum auction rules and policies) and in the predecessor to the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau.