Christopher M. Martin

Clinical Assistant Professor of Law
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs: Curriculum


Christopher Martin joined Northwestern’s Communication and Legal Reasoning Faculty as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Law in August 2011.  After receiving his law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law with a certificate in Environmental and Energy Law, he practiced extensively in both California and Illinois.  His California practice concentrated on environmental litigation matters.  In Illinois, he developed a general business practice including significant commercial litigation and transactional work.

Areas of Expertise

  • Contract Drafting
  • Environmental Law
  • Commercial Litigation


  • JD, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • BBA, Iowa State University

Prior Appointments

  • Adjunct Professor of Professional Skills, Loyola University Chicago School of Law
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame Law School

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