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Karla L. Martinez
Associate – Atlanta



Karla L. Martinez is an insurance coverage and defense attorney serving Fields Howell’s domestic and international insurer clients. Her practice focuses heavily on commercial general liability and property claims. Karla joined Fields Howell as an attorney in 2019 after participating in the firm’s Summer Associate Program in 2018.

Prior to joining Fields Howell, Karla served as a legal intern at the Home Depot and the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia. In these positions, she gained exposure to different areas of law, giving her a broader understanding of how to handle complex matters. While in law school, Karla was a research assistant to Professor Julian A. Cook III, K. Alton Hosch Professor of Law. She was also on the Editorial Board of the Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law.  Prior to attending law school, Karla gained experience in the legal industry while working as a paralegal at a law firm in New York. 

Karla earned her Juris Doctor cum laude from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2019. She completed her Bachelor’s of Science in 2011 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. 


University of Georgia, J.D., 2019

  • cum laude
  • Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Editorial Board

University of Massachusetts Amherst, B.S., 2011

  • cum laude

State Bar of Georgia

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