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Vernonia Martinez

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Veronica Martinez

Visiting Professor

Professor Veronica Root Martinez is one of the nation’s foremost experts on professional and organizational ethics and corporate compliance. She is the nation’s leading academic expert on the role of monitors and monitorships.

Her scholarship investigates the institutional mechanisms that firms can utilize to (i) promote ethical norms within professional and organizational environments, (ii) improve long-term compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, and (iii) encourage the development of diversity and inclusion norms. She is currently serving a four-year term on FINRA’s National Adjudicatory Council.

Martinez is a Professor of Law and Robert & Marion Short Scholar at Notre Dame Law School. Additionally, she is the Director of the Program on Ethics, Compliance & Inclusion. Prior to moving into academia, she was an attorney at Gibson Dunn in Washington, D.C. and a clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and Georgetown University.