State Chamber Leadership Breakfast with Joshua Martin
June 29 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 pm$35 – $45
Judge Martin servedinvaluable roles as a well-known leaderin the business, nonprofit and legal communities.Martin currently serves as senior counsel at Potter Anderson & Corroon LLP. He concentrates his law practice on mediation and arbitration and on business counseling, particularly in the areas of telecommunications, public utilities and governmental relations.
He chaired the Delaware Economic & Financial Advisory Council (DEFAC)from 2009 until 2017. Prior to joining the firm,Martin was president and chief executive officer of Verizon Delaware from 1996 until early 2005, where he was responsible for all aspects of its telecommunications business within the state of Delaware, including regulatory, financial and operational matters. He first joined Verizon’s predecessor, Bell Atlantic,in Delaware in 1990 as vice president, general counsel and secretary. Prior to that,Martin was a Delaware Superior Court Judge for eight years. Earlier, he served on the Delaware Public Service Commission from 1978 to 1982, including three years as chairman.A physicist by training, he began his legal career as a patent attorney for Hercules, Inc. from 1974 to 1982.
In 2019, Josh and his wife, Cynthia, were honored by the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce with the state’s highest business honor, the Josiah Marvel Cup.