Jose Martin uses experience gained from more than 13 years as an in-house compliance and corporate counsel for major international corporations to advise clients in anticorruption and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement matters, compliance program design and implementation, internal investigations and training. He also represents clients in corporate and commercial, and mergers and acquisitions law. Jose also advises clients on labor and employment laws, with an emphasis in Mexico and Latin America.
Prior to joining the firm, Jose most recently served as Director of Compliance – Americas at Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc. While there, he oversaw legal compliance-related projects and training for more than 100 properties in Canada, the US, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and French Polynesia.
Jose also served as Associate General Counsel for Pentair Corp, where he managed the Latin American Legal and Compliance Departments. Prior to that, he was Senior Compliance Counsel – Latin American and Caribbean at Tyco International and he also functioned as Deputy General Counsel for Tyco Flow Control, a Tyco business unit, in Latin America, managing all commercial, labor and M&A matters. His previous experience also includes his role as Senior Corporate Counsel and Senior Corporate Compliance Manager at Oracle Corporation during a period of explosive growth where he managed matters including international anticorruption, antiboycott laws and SOX compliance.
He started his legal career as an associate with an AmLaw 100 law firm.