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Education

  • J.D., Boston College Law School, 1997
  • B.A., Gustavus Adolphus College, 1983

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association

Boston Bar Association

Boston Board of Examiners, Commissioner

Advent School, Board of Trustees

Boston Society of Architects, Integrated Project Delivery Subcommittee

Northeast Energy and Commerce Association, Renewable Energy Subcommittee

Massachusetts Bar Association

Massachusetts Lodging Association

John P. Martin

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Special Counsel
  • T: 617.449.6504
    F: 617.326.3107

Mr. Martin helps clients with their construction transactional and litigation needs. Special counsel in the firm's Construction Practice Group, he focuses his practice on representing owners in drafting and negotiating general contracts, subcontracts, design-build agreements, EPC agreements, engineering agreements, architectural agreements, and master agreements for continuing design and construction services.

Mr. Martin has extensive experience handling construction litigation for public and private owners, construction managers, architectural firms and general contractors. He has handled complex litigation, arbitration, and appellate work, including matters involving defective construction and design claims, delay claims, payment disputes, breach of construction and design agreements, and cases of mold and microbial contamination. Mr. Martin also has experience with employment matters affecting the construction industry, including prevailing wage, wage and hour, OSHA and employment discrimination claims before administrative agencies and state and federal courts.

Represented clients have included state agencies, cities and towns, industrial manufacturers, technology companies, insurers, colleges and universities, independent schools, developers, banks, museums, retailers, bio-pharmaceutical companies, medical device manufacturers, general contractors and specialty subcontractors.

Mr. Martin lectures on contracting and employment law at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and has authored articles for the Professional Service Management Journal on topics such as Integrated Project Delivery, Building Information Modeling, and Designer lawsuits against public school boards over cancelled school construction projects.