- Toxic Tort
- General Liability & Casualty
- Product Liability
|Contact Info||Telephone: 415.625.9262|
|University ||University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2005, studied abroad at the University of Cambridge|
|Law School||University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., cum laude, 2009|
|Admitted||2009, 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|
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
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.
Hake Law Attorneys Join National Law Firm Wilson Elser
April 1, 2014
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