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Phone: (205) 323-9279
Fax: (205) 326-3008
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Practice Emphases:

  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Employment Counseling

Claire F. Martin


Claire Martin is an associate with the firm.  Claire graduated magna cum laude from Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. While in law school, Claire had the distinction of serving as Editor in Chief of the Cumberland Law Review and also was a member of the Moot Court Executive Board. In law school, Claire studied a wide range of legal areas, but developed a great interest in employment law.

Following her graduation from law school, Claire worked for several years at a mid-sized law firm in Birmingham, Alabama, where her practice focused on employment defense and general litigation matters. Claire has experience defending employers of all types and sizes and in various industries, including restaurants, hotels, food distributors, manufacturing facilities, security companies, employment agencies, medical facilities, affordable housing agencies, and non-profit employers. Claire’s employment practice focuses on employment discrimination cases before administrative and governmental agencies and state and federal court arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993. Claire has also defended employer clients in related Fair Housing and Public Accommodation matters involving the Fair Housing Act and Title II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In her Fair Housing Practice, Claire has defended private landlords against tenant and the federal government’s claims of discrimination and harassment and successfully overseen the implementation and compliance of a multi-year Consent Decree between her client and the federal government. Claire has also assisted clients in resolving property accessibility issues in compliance with Title II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to avoid litigation.

Claire completed her undergraduate degree at Auburn University, where she majored in Political Science. In her spare time, Claire enjoys being with her husband and son and cross stitching.



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Phone: (205) 323-9263


B.A., Auburn University

J.D., Cumberland School of Law



United States District Courts:
Middle District of Alabama
Southern District of Alabama
Northern District of Alabama