Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Part-time Faculty A-M

Christine H. Martinez

Title/s: Associate Attorney

Phone: 312.565.2000

E-mail: cmartinez@barnesrichardson.com


Christine Martinez is an associate in Barnes/Richardson's Chicago, IL office where she advises foreign and domestic companies on all aspects of international trade regulation, planning and compliance, including customs, export controls, economic sanctions, embargoes, international trade agreements and preference programs. Ms. Martinez represents clients across various industries, including automotive, agricultural commodities, petroleum, plastics, steel, textile and apparel, and consumer electronics.

Her practice in customs law includes issues of tariff classification, valuation, country of origin marking, preferential duty programs, foreign trade zone administration, customs audits, logistics security, seizures, penalties and voluntary disclosures. Ms. Martinez’ practice in export issues focuses on compliance and enforcement of the U.S. export control regulations and economic sanctions regimes. Ms. Martinez has assisted clients in obtaining necessary government approvals related to the export or transfer of their products, software, technology and services.

Ms. Martinez has represented both foreign and domestic clients before U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Department of Commerce, the U.S. International Trade Commission, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State, as well as the Court of International Trade and the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Contact address:
Barnes, Richardson & Colburn
303 E. Wacker Drive, Suite 1020
Chicago, IL 60601 


J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2003
B.A., Loyola University Chicago, 1995

Program Areas

International Trade Law