Law: Faculty Colloquium Speaker Prof. Veronica Root Martinez

November 11

12:00pm - 1:15pm


Audience: Faculty

Professor Veronica Root Martinez of the Notre Dame Law School will be presenting Equality Metrics on Wednesday, November 11 from noon to 1:15. 

Veronica Root Martinez is Professor of Law, Robert & Marion Short Scholar, and Director of the Program on Ethics, Compliance & Inclusion at Notre Dame Law School.  Veronica Root Martinez writes about and researches issues related to corporate compliance, drawing on scholarship from the areas of professional ethics, corporate governance, workplace law, corporate social responsibility, and organizational behavior.  She is one of the nation’s foremost experts on corporate compliance, and her compliance scholarship has been published in the Columbia Law Review, Cornell Law Review, The University of Chicago Law Review Online, as well as in other journals.  She is the nation’s leading academic expert on the role of monitors and monitorships, and her scholarship on the topic has appeared in the Virginia Law Review, the Yale Journal on Regulation, and the Fordham Law Review, as well as in other venues.  She is the inaugural director of Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Ethics, Compliance & Inclusion, which is an interdisciplinary program that supports research focused upon critically examining significant instances of immoral behavior, misconduct, and discrimination within organizations for the purpose of producing tangible steps that organizations can take to prevent similar future behavior.   In 2019, 2017 and 2015, the Notre Dame Black Law Students Association presented Martinez with the Charles F. Crutchfield Professorial Award. Before joining the law school faculty, she was a clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and an attorney at Gibson Dunn in Washington, D.C. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago Law School and Georgetown University.