Emily M. Martin is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen, where she is a member of the Construction Litigation Practice Group.

Emily concentrates her practice in construction litigation in both state and federal courts as well as in alternative dispute resolution settings. She represents general contractors, subcontractors, design professionals, material suppliers and other parties in disputes involving construction and design defects, contract and change order disputes, liens, delays, unforeseen conditions, and out-of-scope work claims on public and private projects.



  • Vermont Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2013
  • The Pennsylvania State University, B.A., Philosophy, 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

Professional and Civic

  • Orange County Bar Association
    • Young Lawyers Division
      • Committee Co-Chair, 2020-2021
  • Federal Bar Association
    • Member, FBA Orlando Chapter
  • Florida Bar Association
    • Member, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
    • Member, Central Florida Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

News & Insights

News & Speaking Engagements


  • Co-Author, “Contractors Beware – Ohio Joins Minority of States in Insurance Coverage Row,” JD Supra (October 29, 2018)

Practice Areas

Industry Focus


  • Best Lawyers in America®, Ones to Watch
    • Litigation - Construction, 2023
    • Commercial Litigation, 2022, 2023
    • Construction Law, 2022, 2023

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