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Agustin M. Martinez



Agustin Martinez is a litigation attorney, focusing on commercial and complex business litigation. He represents businesses and professionals in all levels of state and federal court.

My Practices

  • Drawing on his experience as a law clerk in the North Carolina Business Court, Agustin helps clients resolve complex disputes. Agustin has worked with clients through all stages of litigation. Before joining Brooks Pierce, Agustin was an associate at a boutique litigation firm, and before starting his legal career, he was an HR professional for an energy company with more than 10,000 employees.



Law Clerk to the Honorable Michael L. Robinson, Special Superior Court Judge for Complex Business Cases, North Carolina Business Court

Honors & Recognitions

Selected by his peers for inclusion in Business North Carolina's "Legal Elite" in Young Guns (2024)


Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2020, cum laude; Order of Barristers; Dean’s Award; Senior Notes and Comments Editor, Board Member of the Year, Wake Forest Law Review

Marygrove College, B.A., 2015, summa cum laude


North Carolina

U.S. District Court for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina




Co-moderator, Business Court Panel Discussion, 2022 Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Law Section Program

Professional & Civic

Professional & Civic Activities

Council Member, North Carolina Bar Association, Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Law Section (2022-present)

Member, Wake Forest University School of Law Rose Council

Member, Chief Justice Joseph Branch Inn of Court

Member, North Carolina Bar Association, Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Law Section

About Me

My favorite virtue: humility

I became a lawyer because…I realized at an early age that I was fascinated by law and policy.

My chief characteristic: perseverance

What I appreciate the most in my friends: their support and ability to make me laugh

My main fault: letting the perfect be the enemy of the good

My occupation if I weren't a lawyer: a teacher

Where I'd most like to live: Hawaii

My idea of happiness: traveling and exploring with my wife

My greatest ambition: to be regarded as one of the leading lawyers in North Carolina

The natural talent I'd like to be gifted with: drawing

My motto: everything happens for a reason

What I admire most about my clients: their patience and understanding, especially when involved in litigation

My favorite characters in fiction: several, but Michael Scott comes to mind

I grew up…speaking both English and Spanish.

My heroes in real life: my parents, my five siblings, and my wife

  • 20+
    20+ years living in the U.S. after my family left our native country, Mexico, in search of a better life
  • 2
    2 cats who are very spoiled by my wife and me (but mostly by her)
  • 5
    5 other family members named Agustin Martinez in my extended family
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