Martin T. Tully is the national head of Katten’s Electronic Discovery and Information Governance practice, which helps clients stay ahead of the curve with respect to developing law, technology and best practices concerning electronic discovery in litigation and regulatory matters, document retention practices and successfully navigating state and federal requirements pertaining to the preservation and production of electronically stored information (ESI). He is an active member of the Sedona Conference Working Group 1, the Seventh Circuit E-Discovery Pilot Program Committee and writes periodic technology tips for litigators in the American Bar Association (ABA) publication Technology for the Litigator.
First and foremost, Martin is a veteran trial lawyer with comprehensive, national experience representing companies of various sizes in complex commercial litigation concerning a broad array of industries. Through prudent planning and preparation, he positions clients for a favorable outcome, whether at final judgment or at any point en route. Martin has represented clients in a variety of matters involving contract disputes, business torts, antitrust claims, actions for emergency and injunctive relief, breach of representations and warranties, breach of fiduciary duty, trade secrets, restrictive covenants, defamation, energy law, toxic torts, executive-level employment disputes and consumer class action defense. He often tries cases involving multiple parties with multiple claims in multiple jurisdictions.
Martin is also experienced in alternative dispute resolution, achieving favorable awards and results for clients in both arbitration and mediation proceedings under the rules of the American Arbitration Association, JAMS Resolution Centers and court-mandated dispute resolution programs.
Martin also currently serves as the head of litigation associate training for Katten's Chicago office.
American Bar Association, Trial Practice/Courtroom Technology Subcommittee, Web Editor for the ABA Section of Litigation newsletter Technology for the Litigator
Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1)
Seventh Circuit E-Discovery Pilot Program Committee