María Elena joined the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group as an associate in 2018. Her practice focused on commercial litigation and arbitration matters. She then served as law clerk to a federal appeals judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit during the 2019-2020 term. In that role, she worked on a variety of complex cases focused on criminal, constitutional, employment discrimination, immigration, and other matters. Ms. Martínez rejoined PMA’s Litigation Group in 2020.