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Ashlee Martin


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Ashlee Martin is an experienced trial lawyer and former federal prosecutor who is currently Partner at Gerger, Hennessy & Martin LLP, a white-collar criminal defense firm in Houston, Texas. Ashlee currently defends individuals and companies in criminal and civil proceedings in federal and state court.

Ashlee was part of a trial team who defended and received an acquittal of all charges against the Boeing pilot, who was the only person criminally charged in the Boeing 737 Max crashes.

Ashlee’s recent pro bono work includes representing Maurice Hall, the passenger in George Floyd’s car, and helping students at T.M. Landry—a high school accused of submitting fraudulent college applications.

Before private practice, Ashlee served as Trial Attorney and Assistant Chief in the U.S. Department of Justice, Fraud Section. She led the Health Care Fraud Strike Force—supervising seven prosecutors and overseeing complex fraud cases in Texas. She supervised dozens of investigations and prosecutions of white-collar crime and tried numerous federal jury trials involving hundreds of millions of dollars of fraud claims.

Ashlee has served on the boards of several legal and social organizations, including the Texas Civil Rights Project, the Federal Bar Association for the Southern District of Texas and the Houston Association of Women Attorneys.

Ashlee has been featured by Bloomberg, CNN, the New York Times. She has been named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch 2020-2023; National Bar Association “40 Under 40”; and National Bar Association’s Best Advocate of The Year 2022.

Ashlee graduated from Spelman College and Vanderbilt University Law School. She lives in Houston with her husband and children.