John F. Martin

Shareholder || Washington D.C.

John Martin focuses his practice on occupational safety and health compliance and litigation. He serves as national OSHA counsel for three publicly-traded companies, and has over 20 years of experience in defending employers in federal court and before the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC). John has defended clients in 30 states and counsels clients on developing safety programs to eliminate and reduce workplace injuries.

John also consults employers and industry groups on federal and state safety regulations and ongoing rulemaking and legislation. He has represented clients in federal and state courts all across the country, up to the Supreme Court of the United States.

John represents a wide variety of employers from small family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 companies, and in a wide range of industries, including construction, oil and gas exploration, drilling, well servicing, restaurants, door and window manufacturing, auto manufacturing, health care, transportation, and retail.

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Admittance to Practice

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Occupational Safety and Health Law Committee)
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Association of Energy Service Companies (advisor)


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