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Cory Martinson

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Cory J. Martinson joined Cavitch in August of 2016 as an associate attorney. He is currently practicing in both the business law and litigation practice groups at Cavitch. He advises and represents businesses, families and individuals on a wide variety of matters, often serving in the role of general counsel for closely-held corporations in various industries. Cory is also a co-editor of Matthew Bender & Co.’s publications, Current Legal Forms and Ohio Transaction Guide, contributing to Chapter regarding Limited Liability Companies and Copyrights, respectively.

Prior to joining Cavitch, Cory graduated from The Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law earning his Juris Doctor degree with a certificate in dispute resolution. While at Moritz, Cory worked with start-ups and small businesses as part of Mortiz’s Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic. As a member of that clinic, he executed a variety of business documents and performed various legal services critical to the success of new and small businesses. Cory also was an intern with the Ohio House of Representatives and a volunteer meditator for Franklin County Municipal Court, while at Mortiz.

Cory received his undergraduate degree in political science with a minor in legal studies from Heidelberg University, graduating summa cum laude with honors. While at Heidelberg, Cory was also named an academic all-American as a member of the wrestling team and was selected as the student commencement speaker.

Cory was born and raised in Brunswick, Ohio, and attended St. Edward High School. He currently resides in Middleburg Heights, Ohio with his wife Natalie, and their son Gryffin.

Practice Areas


  • Ohio State University Michael E. Moritz College of Law, Columbus, Ohio
    • Juris Doctor
    • Received certificate in Dispute Resolution
  • Heidelberg University
    • Honors:
      summa cum laude
      Academic All-American (Wrestling)
      Student Commencement Speaker
    • Major:
      Political Science
    • Minor:
      Legal Studies
  • St. Edward High School

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio

Professional Associations

  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association

Social and Charitable Organizations

  • Wrestlers in Business
  • The Cleveland Professional Twenty-Thirty Club
  • Beat the Streets Cleveland
  • Legal Eagles
  • The Steak Club Foundation
  • Franklin County Municipal Court, Mediator

Past Positions

  • Ohio House of Representatives, Intern
  • Franklin County Municipal Court, Mediator
  • Moritz’s Entrepreneurial Business Law Clinic