Martin Baach has wide-ranging domestic and international experience as a litigator, mediator and leader of multi-party negotiations.  In the course of a 40-year practice, Mr. Baach has established an impeccable track record in assisting clients as they navigate the most complex legal and strategic challenges.  He represents London Market and domestic U.S. insurers and reinsurers, major corporations, and professionals in law and medicine, and has developed and directed national litigation strategies for both London Market Insurers and large U.S. corporations.  He has represented the London Insurance Market for over thirty years, building a reputation for achieving results through litigation and negotiation while providing London Market Insurers strategic counseling and advice to develop systemic solutions to complex problems such as the asbestos litigation crisis. Mr. Baach assembled, organized, and directed a team of nationally recognized government affairs experts in successful state and federal legislative efforts.

Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, Committee on Grievances (2008-2013); Vice-Chair (2012); Chair (2013)
  • Member of the District of Columbia Court of Appeals Board on Professional Responsibility (2002-2007); Chair (2004-2007)
  • Member, University of Cincinnati College of Law, Board of Visitors (2009-present)
  • Former Board Member, BB&T, Washington DC Region Board of Directors
  • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
  • Member, Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers
  • Member, American Bar Association, and District of Columbia and West Virginia Bar Associations

Publications & Events

In the News


  • University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D., Order of the Coif, 1974), Article Editor of the Cincinnati Law Review
  • Indiana University (M.A. 1971)
  • Washington University (A.B. 1969)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • West Virginia (inactive)
  • Ohio (inactive)
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S Courts of Appeals for the Third (inactive), Fourth, Fifth, Ninth, and Eleventh Circuits