Kristen L. Martini

Kristen L. Martini

Of Counsel
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775.321.3446 NV
One East Liberty Street
Suite 300
Reno, NV 89501-2128
3993 Howard Hughes Parkway
Suite 600
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Kristen Martini is of counsel in the firm’s Litigation practice group. Her practice is primarily focused on ‎civil and commercial litigation at the federal and state court levels, where she counsels clients on ‎breach of contract disputes, fraud and misappropriation lawsuits, and RICO and ‎antitrust actions.‎

Her appellate practice includes appearing before the Nevada Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit ‎Court of Appeals.‎

Additionally, Kristen has employment law experience defending employers on issues concerning worker’s compensation, unemployment claims, unlawful employment practice claims, claims of negligent hiring, supervision and training, and vicarious liability. She has also conducted mediations and settlement conferences presided over by ‎both mediators and judges.‎

Prior to joining the firm, Kristen was an associate at Robison, Belaustegui, Sharp & Low, and she ‎served as a judicial law clerk to Justice James Hardesty for the Nevada Supreme Court. ‎

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Renown Health Network, Member, Community Advisory Board, 2016-present
  • Clark County Bar Association, Member
  • Young Lawyers Section of the Nevada State Bar, Member
  • Appellate Litigation Section of the Nevada State Bar, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Washoe County Bar Association, Member

Publications

  • Co-Author, "Chapter 23: Nevada Jury Trials," Nevada Civil Practice Manual, 2009-2014 editions
  • Author, "Chapter 13: General Provisions Governing Discovery," Nevada Civil Practice Manual, 2016-2017 editions
  • Author, "Chapter 23: Nevada Jury Trials," Nevada Civil Practice Manual, 2015 edition
  • Author, "Views From the Corner Office," State Bar of Nevada Young Lawyers Section, YLS Newsletter, January 2013 issue
  • Author, "A View From the Corner Office," State Bar of Nevada Young Lawyers Section, YLS Newsletter, September 2013 issue

Distinctions

  • Washoe County District Court - Extern
  • United States District Court for the District of Nevada - Extern
  • Nevada Business Magazine - Northern Nevada's Legal Elite, "Top 75" - Business & Commercial Litigation, 2012, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Super Lawyers - "Rising Stars" - Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney, 2015-2018

Other Info

Education

J.D., University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law, 2008
B.S., cum laude, University of Nevada, Reno, 2005, Pre-Law; Minor, Speech Communications

Bar Admissions

California, 2010
Nevada, 2008

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada
U.S. Court of Appeals, for the Ninth Circuit
Nevada Supreme Court