*Ms. Martin is licensed in New York and New Jersey.  Shelby is associated with our Washington, D.C. office where she is supervised by D.C. licensed attorneys. She is not licensed in DC or in Florida.

Shelby Martin has a broad transactional practice and represents companies across all lifecycle stages from formation through growth, maturity, and exit via acquisition or IPO in connection with capital markets, venture capital financing, mergers and acquisitions, PIPEs and alternative investments, intellectual property transactions, and corporate formation, governance, and advisory matters. She has experience drafting and reviewing transaction documents and commercial contracts including stock and asset purchase agreements, investors’ rights agreements, voting agreements, loan and security agreements, warrants, consulting agreements, confidentiality agreements, and licensing agreements as well as drafting, reviewing and filing securities filings including Form 8Ks, Form 10s, and Form Ds. 

In addition, Shelby advises clients on corporate governance and other general corporate matters including advising directors, boards, and senior executives on matters ranging from board structuring and succession planning, to shareholder activism and SEC regulation. She drafts corporate governance and formation documents including bylaws and articles of incorporation.

Professional and Civic Activities

  • DC Central Kitchen 
  • Boys and Girls Club’s “Renegade Recess” 
  • Children’s Miracle Network 
  • American Cancer Society