Roberto Martinez

Roberto has represented clients in litigation matters in both federal and state court, with a focus on commercial litigation and employment matters.
Roberto Martinez

Roberto’s prior legal experience in non-profit, government, and in-house counsel settings shapes his client advocacy. He centers his clients’ goals at all stages of litigation and legal analysis leading to successful resolution of legal matters.

Professional Activities

Pro Bono

Roberto’s current pro bono work includes matters in family law, nonprofit employment counseling, and a Section 1983 civil rights case involving denial of medical care.

He moved to Chicago to serve full-time through the Amate House program and has worked and volunteered with a number of Chicago non-profit organizations. His experience ranged from legal intake to interpretation of legal matters in the areas of housing, education, and immigration.

Boards, Memberships & Certifications


  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois

Publications, Presentations & Recognitions


  • “Facebook Message Not Delivered: Employers May Challenge Authorization of FLSA Collective Action Notice to Arbitration-Bound Employees,” Seventh Circuit Review, Vol. 16 (Jul. 11, 2021)