- International Practice
- Securities Regulation
- Climate Change
- Financial Institutions
- Labor and Employment
- Strategic Communications
- Corporate and Securities
- Financial Restructuring
- Educational Institutions
- Private Funds
- Intellectual Property
- Public Finance
- White Collar Defense
- Environmental Strategies
- Internal Investigations
- Real Estate and Projects
E. Dee Martin
Dee Martin is co-head of the Policy Resolution Group, the government relations and strategic communications practice of Bracewell. She guides corporations, industry coalitions, trade associations and nonprofit organizations through the legislative, regulatory and public affairs aspects of government advocacy campaigns. Ms. Martin represents clients on a variety of issues, including energy, the environment, financial services and national security.
Her work includes regular advocacy and negotiations with the U.S. Congress and departments and agencies of the Executive Branch of the federal government. As an attorney, she assists clients in responding to agency inquiries and prepares and guides clients through Congressional investigations. She also testifies on her clients’ behalf, prepares them for testimony before Congress and government agencies and provides policy-based support for organizations facing high-profile litigation.
Dee was named a "Top 40 under 40 Lobbyist" by Washingtonian magazine in 2011. She has also received national media attention as a co-founder of Minute Mentoring®, a women’s leadership program.
Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Martin worked for a major nonprofit organization, focusing her advocacy efforts on women's equality issues. She was honored with the Ms. Foundation Women of Vision Award in 1997. At that time she was the youngest recipient ever to receive the award. Other recipients of this award have included Hillary Rodham Clinton and Gloria Steinem.
Publications and Speeches
"Washington Political Update and Outlook," FBI Agents Association Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, July 2011.
"Mentoring and Women’s Leadership," Minute Mentoring, New York, NY, April 2011.
"Women, Money, and Power USA: Women and Leadership," Feminist Majority and YWCA, Women Money Power Summit, Washington, DC, April 2011.
"The Importance of Mentoring in Today’s Fast-Paced World," Minute Mentoring, Washington, DC, November 2009.
"Federal Funding for Women’s Programs," Feminist Majority and YWCA, Women Money Power Summit, Washington, DC, April 2009.
Co-author, "President Signs Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008," Bracewell Legal Advisory, October 2008.
"Legislative and Public Policy Priorities of the 110th Congress," FBI Agents Association Annual Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, July 2007.
"The Special Committee on Homeland Security: 2004 Annual Report," Environment, Energy, and Resources Law: The Year in Review, 2004.
Co-author, "Foundations, Sources, and Priorities of Homeland Security Law," Chapter 2, Homeland Security Law Handbook, Government Institutes, 2003.
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2001
B.S., University of Central Arkansas, 1994
District of Columbia
Supreme Court Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
American Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
Washingtonian Magazine Top 40 under 40 Lobbyist, 2011
Women Who Mean Business Honoree, Washington Business Journal, 2011
PR News Legal PR Awards, Minute Mentoring, 2011
Ms. Foundation Women of Vision Award, 1997