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De Martenson is experienced, dedicated and well-respected across the country. He has taken more than 250 jury trials to verdict in venues around the nation, from tiny hamlets to large urban cities. His practice continues to focus in the areas of automotive litigation, product liability, fraud, mass tort and catastrophic injury claims. De also regularly serves clients on both a regional and national level as coordinating counsel in specialty claims.
With over 40 years of trial experience, De still realizes that he learns something from every trial. He also realizes that every client is unique with its own business model, litigation approach and individual needs. His trial team is able to provide a diverse defense team to properly support the litigation and serve the client’s best interest.
When not involved with his law practice, De enjoys coaching AAU basketball, hunting and being involved in the lives of his two children and four grandchildren.
Mr. Martenson earned his BS from The University of Alabama (1969) and his JD from The University of Alabama School of Law (1971).
Bar & Court Admissions
Alabama State Bar
Supreme Court of the United States
United States Court of Appeal for the Eleventh Circuit
United States Court of Appeal for the Fifth Circuit
Alabama Defense Lawyers Association
American Bar Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine
Birmingham Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
International Association of Defense Counsel
Product Liability Advisory Council
University of Alabama Law School Foundation Board of Directors
Resources & News
...De Martenson is experienced, dedicated and well-respected across the country. He has taken more than 250 jury trials to verdict in venues around the nation, from tiny hamlets to...02
...We are excited to share that De Martenson was recently honored by the Alabama Access to Justice Commission for his pro bono legal work. The Commission recognized attorneys in...03
...HFS is proud of our attorneys who are listed in The Best Lawyers in America for 2012. Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants: Lanier Brown, Stan Cash, De Martenson, Jim...04
...Real Estate: Bob Girardeau and Kelly May Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants: Stan Cash and Allen Sydnor Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants: Lanier Brown II, Stan Cash, De Martenson, Jim...05
...peer recognition and professional achievement. Our Super Lawyers for 2012 are: Personal Injury Defense: Products: Lanier Brown, De Martenson, Chris Rodgers and Alan Thomas Personal Injury Defense: Medical: Stan Cash...06
...Clay Clark De Martenson Chris Rodgers Gordon Sproule Alan Thomas Huie Alabama Rising Stars: Jimmy Brady David Brown Joe Duncan Jennifer Reid Egbe David Fleming Jeremy Gaddy Stewart McCloud Eris...07
...Lawyers list are: Tom Bazemore – Personal Injury Defense: Products Lanier Brown – Personal Injury Defense: Products Stan Cash – Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice De Martenson – Personal Injury...08
...– Real Estate Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants De Martenson Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants Product Liability Litigation – Defendants Professional Malpractice Law – Defendants Kelly May Litigation – Real...09
...These attorneys have thus attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The following attorneys are named 2013 Alabama Super Lawyers: Lanier Brown Injury Defense: Products De Martenson Personal...10
...Thompson Energy and Natural Resources: Cannon Lawley Environmental: De Martenson and Frank Lankford Workers’ Compensation: Clay Clark, John Civils, and William Gantt Appellate: David Fleming Rising Star: David Brown...
Distinctions & Contributions
Listed by Super Lawyers (2008-2016)02
Listed by The Best Lawyers in America (1990 to present)03
Listed by The Best Lawyers in America for Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants since 201204
Listed by The Best Lawyers in America for Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants and Product Liability Litigation - Defendants since 201105
“Birmingham’s Top Attorneys”, Birmingham Magazine06
“Best of the Bar”07
Named an Alabama Local Litigation Star in Benchmark Litigation08
Frequent speaker on the area of trial skills and litigation09
Author of “Practical and Legal Aspects of Product Liability Defense”, Alabama Lawyer