Managing Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP

Wally Martinez serves the Board as Immediate Past Chair of LCLD, having succeeded founding Chair Rick Palmore in 2013. Named one of the nation's "50 Most Influential Minority Lawyers" by the National Law Journal, Wally has been instrumental in making Hunton & Williams a foundation stone of the organization, making human and material resources available to LCLD since its founding. Hunton & Williams was named a Most Active Member Law Firm in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.

Joined LCLD 2009

Highlights of LCLD Participation


LCLD Board of Directors 
Member, 2009-2014

Fellows Program
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2013)
Fellows nominated:
2017: Amber M. Rogers; 2016: Cecilia Y. Oh; 2015: Sergio Oehninger; 2014: Jamila S. Mensah; 2013: Rita Davis; 2012: Corey Lee; 2011: Rudene Haynes


Pathfinder Program 
Pathfinders selected: 
2017: Candace Moss, Yves Nguyen; 2016: Fawaz Bham, Laura Thayer Wagner; 2015: Brittany Bacon

1L LCLD Scholars Program
Scholars hosted:
2017: Alyson Brown, Jackie Chang, Victoria Chang, Akiyah Francis, Victoria Nguyen; 2016: Nicholas Ramos, Matthew Rosendahl, Vid Sankar, Harshil Shukla, Diana Vall-Ilobera; 2015: Mohamed Al-Hendy, Kenesia L. Cook, Taylor Mioko Dewberry, Candace Johnson, Phoebe Anne Willis; 2014: Luke Gilhooly, Camille Powell, Remington Shepard, Jennifer Wong; 2013: Ujjayini Bose, Bria Delaney, David Mitchell; 2012: Juan Mendoza, Mai Denawa, Rebekah Scherr, Janet Martini

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Annual Meeting (2016, 2015, 2014)

Member: Wally Martinez

Diversity Professional: Judith Itkin

Communications: Anne Malloy Tucker