Jenny J. Martinez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Dallas, TX

Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC
 | Renaissance Tower, 1201 Elm Street, Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75270
Phone: 214-939-4400
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008 - 2009
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (80%),
  • General Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Jenny J. Martinez, a name shareholder at Godwin Bowman & Martinez and the co-chair of the firm's commercial litigation section, has been providing skillful representation for her clients in Dallas, Texas, for more than 15 years. In the course of her practice, she has represented both defendants and plaintiffs in banking and financial institution disputes as well as matters involving real estate, employment and creditors' rights.

Ms. Martinez received her Bachelor of Arts in political science from Southern Methodist University, graduating magna cum laude in 1995. A member of Phi Beta Kappa, she then went on to attend Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, where she graduated cum laude with her Juris Doctor in 1999. While in law school, she was the chief counsel at the school's Civil Clinic and was the treasurer of Women In Law, a student organization.

Admitted to practice in Texas, Ms. Martinez is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. Her legal acumen has led to many successful results for her clients and recognition from her peers as well, including her role as a key member of the firm's Halliburton legal team in the landmark Deepwater Horizon matter in the Gulf of Mexico - the largest environmental litigation in United State history.  Chosen to the list of Texas Super Lawyers in 2015 and 2016, and named to the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America in 2017, Jenny is also a 2-time recipient of Texas Rising Stars honors.  In 2012, 2014 and 2017 she was named by D Magazine to its annual Best Lawyers in Dallas list. 

Dedicated to her profession, Ms. Martinez is a founding fellow of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation. She is also an active member of the American Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association and the State Bar of Texas.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Business Litigation (80%)

General Litigation (20%): Litigation

Focus Areas

General Litigation: Litigation


Selected to Super Lawyers for 3 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2017 Rising Stars: 2008 - 2009

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About Jenny Martinez

Admitted: 1999, Texas

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Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2017
  • Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Lawdragon, Inc., 2017
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2016
  • Texas Super Lawyers, Thomson Reuters, 2015
  • Thomson Reuters' Texas Rising Stars, Texas Super Lawyers Magazine, 2008, 2009
  • Thomson Reuters' Texas Rising Stars, Texas Monthly Magazine, 2008, 2009
  • Best Lawyers in Dallas, D Magazine, 2012, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • State Courts of Texas
  • Founding Fellow, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers Foundation

Educational Background:

  • Southern Methodist University, B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science, 1995
Office Location for Jenny J. Martinez

Renaissance Tower
1201 Elm Street, Suite 1700
Dallas, TX 75270

Phone: 214-939-4400


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Last Updated: 9/11/2017

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