Corey Sullivan Martin

Associate

Overview

Corey Sullivan Martin focuses her practice on commercial and business litigation, construction, product liability, education law, and other areas of complex civil litigation. She represents corporate and individual clients in state and federal trial and appellate courts, administrative proceedings, and at arbitration and mediation.

Immediately prior to joining Eckert Seamans, Corey practiced with a regional law firm where she focused on a wide variety of tort claims, product liability, first-party property claims, and insurance coverage matters. Prior to that, she served as an assistant district attorney at the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office for five years where she brought more than 75 cases to trial in both the District and Superior Courts.

As a law student, she served as symposium editor and staff writer for the Journal for Law and Social Justice (formerly The Third World Law Journal). She also served as a legal intern for the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti, where she worked with an international team to prosecute former dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier for crimes against humanity. Prior to attending law school, Corey taught English language learners in the Bronx, New York, and Madrid, Spain.

Representative Matters

  • As an assistant district attorney, Corey successfully argued in front of the Massachusetts Appeals Court as well as brought over seventy-five criminal cases to trial.
  • Counsels independent private schools on all aspects of operations and legal issues concerning the educational community, including employment and business litigation matters before federal and state courts.
  • Defends product manufacturers and distributors in product liability litigation.
  • Represents insurers and insureds in first-party litigation and in third-party litigation.
  • Represents contractors in construction and employment and labor disputes.

Awards and Recognition:

  • Fulbright Scholar, 2008-2009
  • AmeriCorps Academic Award, 2008

News and Insights

Publications

  • “Perdomo v. Holder: The Continuing Struggle to Define the Concept of a Particular Social Group,” 31 B.C. Third World Law Journal, Winter 2010.