Kristen L. Martini

Partner at Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

Kristen Martini is a partner in the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. Kristen's practice is primarily focused on ‎civil and commercial litigation at the federal and state court levels, where she represents clients in complex commercial contract, fraud, and business tort lawsuits. She often practices in Clark County's specialty business courts. Her appellate practice includes appearing before the Nevada Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit ‎Court of Appeals.‎

Additionally, Kristen has employment law experience defending employers on issues concerning worker’s compensation, unemployment claims, unlawful employment practice claims, claims of negligent hiring, supervision and training, and vicarious liability. She has also conducted mediations and settlement conferences presided over by ‎both mediators and judges.‎

Prior to joining the firm, Kristen ‎served as a judicial law clerk to Justice James Hardesty of the Nevada Supreme Court.

Kristen is known for her attention to detail, industry knowledge, preparedness, and diligent communication style. Her critical thinking skills are underscored by her enthusiasm to go the extra mile for all of her clients. Competitive by nature, Kristen focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and truly enjoys it. Her clients admire her ability to temper a wide range of opinions and expectations while handling matters, and harmonize and coordinate with larger teams of legal professionals. Kristen’s due diligence, thoughtfulness, and skillful foreshadowing guarantee clients always understand the various avenues, rewards, and risks associated with their case. Clients can rely on her to provide a tactful plan to overcome issues.

Kristen has an outgoing personality and a witty sense of humor, and she integrates her natural artistic talents into every aspect of her life. When she is not in the office, Kristen revisits her years as a former professional dancer and takes dance classes. She also enjoys cooking, playing basketball and swimming with her two boys, and roughhousing with them at the trampoline park.



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