Cassandra L. Martin is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Litigation & Trial Department. She focuses her practice on white collar criminal defense and government and internal investigations. 

Ms. Martin has experience advising clients on enforcement, compliance, transactional, and litigation matters involving potential violations of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the US False Claims Act (FCA), US securities laws and regulations, export controls and trade sanctions, anti-money laundering laws, federal tax laws, the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA), and a number of other regulatory regimes.

Ms. Martin has represented individuals, universities, and corporations spanning a range of industries and has investigative experience with the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Department of Education (ED), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and Department of Labor (DOL), as well as working with clients facing Congressional investigations. 

Ms. Martin maintains an active pro bono practice, which has included representing clients in adjustment of status applications (to obtain permanent residency in the United States), housing conditions litigation, and workers’ rights matters.

Prior to joining Latham full-time, Ms. Martin was a summer associate in the Washington, D.C. office.

While attending law school, Ms. Martin served on the editorial boards of the Virginia Law Review and the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law. Ms. Martin graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Boston College, where she earned her BA.

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2017
  • BA, Boston College, 2014