Nicolas P. Martin

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Construction
  • Toxic Tort
  • General Liability & Casualty
  • Product Liability
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 415.625.9262
Fax: 415.434.1370
http://www.wilsonelser.com/attorneys/nicolas_p_martin
 
University University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2005, studied abroad at the University of Cambridge
 
Law SchoolUniversity of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009
 
Admitted2009, California; Hawaii; U.S. District Court, Northern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California; U.S. District Court, Hawaii; U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
 
Biography

Nicolas Martin focuses his practice on product liability, toxic tort, premises liability, construction defect, and other complex and catastrophic litigation matters, including trials and civil appeals. He manages high-risk cases through all phases of litigation, including initial evaluation, discovery and dispositive motions, as well as pre-trial, trial and post-trial filings.

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Nick served the Supreme Court of California as a judicial clerk for Associate Justice Marvin R. Baxter. He also clerked for the California Court of Appeal, Fifth District, for the then-Presiding Justice James A. Ardaiz.

Awards & Distinctions

Selected for inclusion in Rising Stars for Northern California Super Lawyers, 2015

Publications

Proposed California Legislation Would Mandate Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Disclosures Statewide

CA Bill on Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Disclosure

July 13, 2015

California's proposed Asbestos Tort Claim Trust Transparency Act, if passed, would require asbestos plaintiffs to disclose all asbestos bankruptcy trust claim documents in asbestos tort actions. In addition, plaintiffs would be required to submit a sworn statement identifying the status of each claim, including all monies requested and received.

Los Angeles Asbestos Court Ramps up Plaintiffs' Bankruptcy Trust Disclosure Requirements

Bankruptcy Trust Disclosure in Asbestos Litigation

April 27, 2015

On April 7, 2015, the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of Los Angeles issued its “Case Management Order Requiring Disclosure of Bankruptcy Trust Claims, Claims-Related Materials, and Asbestos Exposure Facts.” Coupled with a 2014 North Carolina decision, unprecedented in its scope and detail about the secrecy shrouding asbestos bankruptcy submissions, the case management order gives defendants a powerful new argument in support of transparency regarding plaintiffs' asbestos bankruptcy claims.

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Hake Law Attorneys Join National Law Firm Wilson Elser

April 1, 2014

 
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Proposed California Legislation Would Mandate Asbestos Bankruptcy Trust Disclosures Statewide
Kristin N. Ivanco,Nicolas P. Martin, July 14, 2015
California Assemblyman Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) has introduced and sponsored Assembly Bill No. 597, the Asbestos Tort Claim Trust Transparency Act, which if passed would require asbestos plaintiffs to disclose all asbestos bankruptcy trust claim documents in asbestos tort actions. These...

Los Angeles Asbestos Court Ramps up Plaintiffs’ Bankruptcy Trust Disclosure Requirements
Nicolas P. Martin,John E. Rosenthal, May 6, 2015
Asbestos plaintiffs can seek damages in two independent compensation systems: by filing tort claims against solvent defendants and by filing claims with any of the dozens of asbestos bankruptcy trusts established under section 524(g) of the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Code. These trusts, typically set up...
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Nicolas P. Martin

525 Market Street, 17th Floor
San FranciscoCA 94105-2725




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