Practice Areas: Business Law; Arbitration; Commercial Litigation; Complex Civil Trial Practice; Employment Litigation; White Collar Criminal Defense; Commercial; Securities Fraud; Acquisitions; International Law; Merit System Protections Board Appeals; Criminal Fraud
Bar Admissions: New York (1970), District of Columbia (1973), District Court for the Federal District Court of Maryland, Admitted in various federal circuits.
Bar Membership: District of Columbia Bar; New York State Bar Association.
Law School: Fordham University, J.D.
Past Employment: Senior Trial Attorney, Department of Transportation, 1970-1973. Senior Regulatory Attorney, Securities Investor Protection Corporation, 1975-1978. With, Proskauer, Rose, Goetz and Mendelsohn, 1973-1974. Founder, Transnational Business Attorneys Group
Notable Cases: Sorrells v. Garfinkels, 656 A.2d 285 (D.C. App., 1989); Hercules & Co.v. Shama Restaurant Corp., 566 F.2d 31 (D.C. App., 1989)
Admitted to both the New York and District of Columbia Bars and a graduate of Fordham Law School, Mr. McMahon is the founding member and managing partner of Martin F. McMahon & Associates. Prior to starting his own practice in 1978, Mr. McMahon worked for Proskauer, Rose, Goetz & Mendelsohn in New York City as a litigation associate and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation in Washington, DC as senior regulatory counsel. Mr. McMahon has extensive experience in the securities industry, civil rights litigation, and has argued in over 10 appellate cases before the D.C. Court of Appeals and Maryland Court of Appeals. Mr. McMahon has participated in numerous speaking engagements including the D.C. Trial Lawyers Association on "Punitive Damage Awards." Mr. McMahon has secured over three punitive damage awards, settled matters for well over a million dollars, and set case precedent by establishing the tort of malicious interference with at will employment relationship in the District of Columbia.
Mr. McMahon's significant experience in both civil and criminal litigation is the foundation upon which he developed the Transnational Business Attorneys Group, the international practice component of the firm.