Jose Luis Martin

Deputy County Counsel

Jose Luis Martin joined the Office of the County Counsel in 2023 in the Office’s Civil Rights, Tort, and Employment Litigation team.  His current practice focuses on a range of civil litigation matters in state and federal courts.  Jose has extensive experience litigating complex civil claims in federal and state courts, and in arbitration. 

Jose’s professional expertise includes:

  • Civil litigation
  • Complex commercial disputes
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Appellate practice


  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1999
  • University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1995

Prior Experience

  • Managing Counsel, Corporate Compliance at Chevron Corporation (2020-2023)
  • Managing Counsel, Enterprise Litigation at Chevron Corporation (2014-2020)
  • Senior Counsel, Global Litigation at Chevron Corporation (2010-2014)
  • Partner at Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP (2008-2010)
  • Associate at Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP (2004-2008)
  • Associate at Dechert LLP (1999-2004)

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