The HistoryMakers video oral history with Billy Martin.

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Imprint:Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Description:1 online resource (10 video files (4 hr., 43 min., 10 sec.)) : sound, color.
Subject:Martin, Billy, -- 1949- -- Interviews.
Martin, Billy.
African Americans -- Interviews.
African Americans.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Oral histories.
Oral histories.
Internet videos.
Nonfiction films.
Format: E-Resource Video Streaming Video
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Varying Form of Title:History Makers video oral history with Billy Martin
Billy Martin
Other authors / contributors:Martin, Billy, 1949- interviewee.
Crowe, Larry F., interviewer.
Hickey, Matthew, director of photography.
HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), production company.
Sound characteristics:digital
Digital file characteristics:video file
Notes:Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Recorded Washington, District of Columbia 2010 June 25.
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Summary:Lawyer Billy Martin was born on October 29, 1949 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After receiving his B.A. degree from Howard University in 1973, he studied law at the University of Cincinnati where he earned his J.D. degree in 1976. For the next fifteen years, Martin worked in various governmental positions, often as the Assistant United States Attorney. In 1990, he began his private practice with Eckert Seamans. He worked at firms including Blank Rome and Sutherland Asbill & Brennan. In May 2009, Martin joined Howrey LLP in their Washington, D.C. office where he heads the White Collar Criminal Defense Practice. Martin defended many celebrity clients, including NBA star Allen Iverson, Monica Lewinsky and her mother, Chandra Levy's parents, football player Michael Vick and Senator Larry Craig. Ranked fourth in The Washingtonian's list of "Top Lawyers," Martin was selected as one of the National Law Journal's "50 Most Influential Minority Attorneys.".