About Us

The Law Offices of Dawn V. Martin is dedicated to civil rights, equal opportunity, and obtaining justice
for those who have been wronged. The firm teams with other firms and private practitioners, as

Dawn V. Martin, Esquire, is the principal of the Law Offices of Dawn V. Martin.
Ms. Martin founded the firm in 2000, after nineteen years of legal experience.
She currently has twenty-six years of legal experience, all in civil rights,
public service, teaching law and/or policy development. She has developed
national policy in the areas of Equal Employment Law and has published
authoritative works on this subject. Ms. Martin has special expertise in the areas
of sexual harassment, workplace violence and hiring policy for police and fire
departments to ensure both public safety and compliance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act.

Miguel A. Gallardo serves the firm as a legal assistant, as well as a
certified Spanish/English interpreter and translator. Mr. Gallardo has more than
fifteen years law enforcement/investigation/federal security experience, which has been invaluable
in workplace violence cases and in consultant work for police departments. Mr.
Gallardo brought to the firm, and was instrumental in winning, the case of Gantt
v. Security USA, resulting in a $2.25 million jury award.