Joseph W. Martini is a partner in Wiggin and Dana’s White-Collar Defense, Investigations and Corporate Compliance Practice Group. Mr. Martini has tried numerous jury cases to verdict and has briefed and argued over 20 cases before federal and state appellate courts. Mr. Martini served for nine years as an Assistant United States Attorney, investigating and prosecuting a broad range of federal crimes. He was awarded the Department of Justice’s Director’s Award for Superior Performance as an Assistant U.S. Attorney, and was also an instructor at the FBI Sensitive Operations and Undercover School at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Mr. Martini is on the Editorial Board of the American Bar Association, Section on Litigation, Committee on Criminal Litigation Newsletter, and is an active member of the Connecticut Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Federal Bar Council, and the CJA panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Mr. Martini frequently lectures on white collar matters before groups in the health care and defense industry, including the Society for International Affairs. He graduated cum laude with a B.A. from Gettysburg College in 1982, and in 1985 received his J.D. cum laude from Brooklyn Law School.