Ms. Martell advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under federal and state law.
She has particular expertise with wage and hour class and collective actions, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge and breach of contract.
Ms. Martell regularly represents clients before federal and state courts and administrative agencies, as well as in arbitration.
She has litigated numerous large-scale FLSA collective actions in federal courts across the country.
Prior to joining Littler Mendelson in 2011, Ms. Martell worked as an associate at a boutique Seattle law firm specializing in labor and employment law.
In law school, she was an article editor for the University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, a senior teaching assistant for the Legal Practice Program and the legal services coordinator for the Food Stamps Advocacy Program.
Ms. Martell received her JD from the University of Michigan Law School in 2007, cum laude and her BA from the University of Puget Sound in 2001, summa cum laude.