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.
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
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
U.S. District Court for the Western, Middle and Eastern Districts of North Carolina
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Co-moderator, Business Court Panel Discussion, 2022 Antitrust & Complex Business Disputes Law Section Program
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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
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