Fox Welcomes Assistant GC Glenda Martinez in LASeptember 11, 2019 – Press Releases
Glenda E. Martinez has joined Fox Rothschild LLP in the Los Angeles office as assistant general counsel.
“Glenda has amassed a wealth of experience in risk management that enables her to provide valuable guidance to our firm,” said Thomas D. Paradise, Fox’s General Counsel. “With her insight into the areas of entertainment law and employment law, she is an outstanding addition to our loss prevention team.”
As former Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Univision Communications Inc., Martinez managed the Los Angeles office of the company’s legal department. She counseled and advised human resources professionals on employment issues, provided companywide training on employment law, media law and compliance and supervised the immigration and intellectual property practices.
In 2018, Martinez founded her own entertainment law practice where she assisted clients with the preparation and negotiation of entertainment agreements, including program licensing and commercial contracts.
Martinez is an adviser to the Minority In-House Counsel Association and is a member of the Mexican American Bar Association and Hispanic National Bar Association.
She serves on the board of the Upward Bound House, an organization that works to eliminate homelessness in LA through supportive services, and for more than 20 years she served on the board of the Central American Resource Center, which advocates for social and economic equality for Central Americans. She is also a trustee for the Wildwood School.
Martinez is fluent in Spanish and familiar with Portuguese. She earned her J.D. from Harvard Law School and her B.A., cum laude, from Yale University.