Mr. William J. Martin

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Will Martin is an experienced trial lawyer representing businesses in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. His practice focuses on all types of premises liability, product liability, and commercial transportation cases.

Mr. Martin has served as national, local, and trial counsel defending product manufacturers in litigation involving asbestos, diacetyl, talc, consumer cosmetics, industrial equipment components, construction equipment, and automotive products. He has represented clients at trials, hearings, mediations, and depositions in more than 35 states.

Mr. Martin has experience defending clients at all stages of litigation against claims involving professional malpractice, construction defect, industrial accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, elevator and escalator accidents, and insurance coverage.

Mr. Martin is an active member of DRI and the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association, where he serves as Vice Chair of GDLA's Mass Torts Section. He has been named a Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star every year since 2013, and has an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale Hubbell for his high ethical standards and professionalism.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Appellate Law
  • Commercial Transportation Law
  • General Liability

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
404-885-6177  Phone
(404) 614-7500  Fax
University Attended:
Trinity University, B.A., 2002
Law School Attended:
University of Georgia, J.D., 2006
Year of First Admission:
All trial courts in Georgia and Connecticut; USDC for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia; USDC for the District of Connecticut; 11th Circuit Court of Appeals; Georgia Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of Georgia


State Bar of Georgia
Connecticut Bar Association
Georgia Defense Lawyers Association
Defense Research Institute
Atlanta Bar Association

Birth Information:
West Point, New York, July 26, 1980

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (20 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Associate on 05/01/14 in Civil Litigation

    Martin was my opposing counsel during a lengthy construction defect case that culminated in a week-long jury trial. I found his ability and professionalism to be of the highest order.

    Martin was my opposing counsel during a lengthy construction defect case that culminated in a week-long jury trial. I found his ability and professionalism to be of the highest order. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 04/29/14 in Construction Litigation

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