Scott Martin is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He practices in the firm’s Litigation Department and is a member of its Appellate and Constitutional Law Practice Group. Mr. Martin has represented clients before the Supreme Court of the United States, federal appellate and trial courts, and state courts in cases involving constitutional law, securities regulation, class action proceedings, and the False Claims Act.
Before joining the firm, Mr. Martin served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable Alex Kozinski of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the Honorable Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States. He graduated from Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review. At Columbia, he received the John Ordronaux Prize for graduating first in his class, the Thomas E. Dewey Prize for written advocacy, the Robert Noxon Toppan Prize for constitutional law, and the full-tuition Hamilton Fellowship. Mr. Martin received his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude in mathematics and political science, from Furman University. He is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia, and before the Supreme Court of the United States and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third, Fourth, Fifth, Eighth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits.