Academy Member Inducted 2024

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Hon. Joshua W. Martin, III (Ret.), Mediator & Arbitrator, Wilmington, Delaware.

Hon. Joshua W. Martin, III (Ret.)

1313 North Market Street
6th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801
Tel: 302.984.6280
Fax: 302.658.1192
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Judge Martin concentrates his law practice on mediation and arbitration and on business counseling, particularly in the areas of telecommunications, public utilities and governmental relations.

Prior to joining the firm, Josh was President and Chief Executive Officer of Verizon Delaware from 1996 until early 2005, where he was responsible for all aspects of its telecommunications business within the state of Delaware, including regulatory, financial and operational matters. He first joined Verizon's predecessor (Bell Atlantic) in Delaware in 1990 as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary. Prior to that, Josh was a Delaware Superior Court Judge for eight years. Earlier, he served on the Delaware Public Service Commission from 1978 to 1982, including three years as Chairman. A physicist by training, Josh began his legal career as a patent attorney for Hercules, Inc. from 1974 to 1982.

Case Experience

  • Banking & Finance
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Contract Disputes
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Title Disputes
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities


  • Rutgers University School of Law, J.D., 1974
  • Wharton School Executive Development Program
  • Case Institute of Technology, B.S., 1966

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Delaware, 1975
  • New Jersey, 1974
  • United States District Court for the District of Delaware, 2011
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, 1974
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, 1982
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 1976

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