Martin T. Tully is a litigation partner with the Chicago office of Akerman LLP and co-chair of the firm’s Data Law Practice. He is a veteran trial lawyer with over 20 years of national experience representing companies and individuals in complex commercial litigation concerning a broad array of fields and industries. Martin routinely represents clients in cases involving contract disputes, business torts, defamation, antitrust claims, trade secrets, and consumer class action defense. Empowered by his commercial litigation practice, Martin is also nationally recognized for his knowledge and experience in the fields of electronic discovery, information governance and data security/data privacy. His expertise helps clients to stay ahead of the curve in each of these fields with respect to developing law, technology, and best practices, whether in the context of active litigation and regulatory matters, or in seeking to avoid them. Martin is also adept at leveraging both technology and strategic partnerships with technologists to achieve client objectives in each of these areas.