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J.D., cum laude, University of Michigan Law School

B.A., magna cum laude, Amherst College

Law Journals

Articles Editor, Michigan Journal of International Law

Bar and Court Admissions

District of Columbia Bar

Virginia Bar

U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia and Eastern District of Virginia

Mary Catherine Martin

Of Counsel

Practice Areas

Mary Catherine represents professional liability insurers in connection with coverage issues and disputes, and has particular experience with directors and officers, financial institution, investment advisor, lawyers, employment practices, and media liability policies.

Representative Experience

  • Serves as monitoring counsel and advises insurers on coverage issues and underlying exposures in connection with complex claims, including matters involving securities litigation, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) litigation, bankruptcy proceedings, and government investigations.
  • Conducts discovery and drafts pleadings addressing a variety of procedural and substantive issues on behalf of insurers in coverage and bad faith litigation in the federal and state courts.
  • Participated in a large-scale corporate investigation related to potential securities litigation.

Professional Experience

  • Legal Intern, U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia (2004)


  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS)
  • Virginia Bar Association (VBA)