Complex Commercial Litigation | Class Action Litigation | Shareholder Disputes & Derivative Litigation | Corporate Governance

Frank R. Martin is a business attorney with extensive corporate and commercial litigation experience, routinely representing officers, directors, corporations and alternative entities in matters of corporate governance, control disputes, business divorce, stockholder class action and derivative litigation, books and records demands, and statutory appraisal actions. Mr. Martin also has experience advising board committees with respect to investigations arising out of potential, threatened, and actual stockholder class action and derivative litigation.

Mr. Martin also has strong academic and practical interest in Public Benefit Corporations, blockchain, and cryptocurrency projects.

Mr. Martin combines his M.B.A. training and extensive experience as a Delaware attorney to better understand his clients’ businesses and to provide meaningful and cost efficient outcomes in line with their ultimate business goals.

Mr. Martin began his legal career practicing as lead and Delaware counsel for two prestigious Delaware law firms. There his practice focused on litigating corporate and commercial matters in the District Court of Delaware, the Delaware Court of Chancery, and the Delaware Supreme Court. Mr. Martin graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history and political science. Mr. Martin earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Law, where he served on the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal. Mr. Martin earned his Masters in Business Administration from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School where he concentrated in Sustainable Enterprise and studied Entrepreneurship.

Mr. Martin is licensed in Delaware, Illinois, and the District of Delaware. He is a member of the Delaware State Bar Association.

Mr. Martin is an alumni of Teach for America and has a continued passion for education. In 2018, Mr. Martin represented the United States in the Common Law Cup, a tennis tournament between members of the American Bar Association, English barristers, and Irish barristers.

  • J.D., University of North Carolina School of Law, 2011
  • M.B.A., UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, 2011
  • B.A., Vanderbilt University, 2005
  • American Bar Association
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Delaware
  • District of Delaware
  • Illinois

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