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Roberto Martinez

Roberto has worked in many practice areas, with a focus on Labor and Employment matters.
Roberto Martinez

He has experience drafting pleadings, motions, memoranda, and appellate briefs. He has also updated regulatory guidelines on national and local laws impacting minimum wage and mass layoffs.

Prior to and during law school, Roberto worked in non-profit, government, and general counsel settings. He believes that successful representation begins with knowing his clients’ needs. He emphasizes this client-focused perspective in his legal analysis and advocacy to achieve his clients’ goals.

Professional Activities

Pro Bono

Prior to law school, Roberto worked and volunteered with Chicago-area non-profit organizations. With the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless, Roberto conducted legal intakes for homeless and low-income clients seeking legal assistance on various matters, including education, public benefits, and access to healthcare providers. With Taller de Jose, Roberto connected Spanish-speaking clients from Chicago’s West Side to legal assistance providers.

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)
  • Industries
  • Languages
  • Bar & Court Admissions
    • Illinois Bar
    • US District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Education
    Chicago-Kent College of Law, JD, cum laude, 2021
    Boston College, BA, 2015