MARTIN PETERS, ESQ.
Experienced Attorney, Corporate Problem Solver, and Adjunct Professor
Martin is a skilled corporate problem solver and experienced strategist with a history of leading complex organizations. His dual appointments as Chief of Staff to the CEO and General Counsel allow him to serve as a trusted business advisor and solution-focused legal advocate.
As Chief of Staff, Martin plans and directs various administrative and operational activities for the CEO. He organizes and prioritizes critical issues such as crisis communications, government affairs, information technology, facility services and serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors. Additionally, Martin is a trusted strategic advisor to the CEO involved in shaping the organization's strategic plan, evaluating potential merger and acquisition opportunities, and serving as a liaison with multiple business units including human resources, finance, operations, quality and performance, external relations, and fund development. He is actively involved in high-level personnel decisions, financial planning and monitoring, and creating and reviewing updated succession plans to ensure that the organization has adequate bench strength to fulfill its mission.
In his capacity as General Counsel, Martin’s portfolio includes a wide variety of legal projects such as contract review and formation, risk management and insurance-related matters, coordinating litigation strategy with external counsel, and advising on and responding to various personnel-related matters such as compliance issues and workers' compensation claims. As a member of the Florida Bar, Martin is committed to ensuring the highest standards of legal professionalism.
A lifelong learner, Martin has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a Juris Doctor degree. While in law school, Martin was selected for a coveted internship with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida. Martin also holds two graduate degrees – a master’s in public health degree from The Johns Hopkins University where he was a Bloomberg Public Health Fellow and an LL.M. degree in Business Law with a concentration in Employment Law and Human Resources Risk Management from Florida State University College of Law.
Martin also serves as an adjunct faculty member at Liberty University - School of Law and Hodges University in the legal studies program.