Dane Martin is a skilled litigator with experience in a broad range of business litigation matters. As an attorney at Graves Garrett, he represents businesses and individuals navigating various complex commercial litigation issues in state and federal courts throughout the country. He has experience representing clients in matters including breach of contract disputes, constitutional law, product liability, breach of fiduciary duty, regulatory compliance and investigations, securities law, and consumer protection law.
Prior to joining Graves Garrett, Dane was an attorney in private practice at a boutique litigation firm, where he focused on complex commercial litigation, product liability, business torts, and class actions. Before entering private practice, Dane served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Patricia Breckenridge of the Supreme Court of Missouri.
Dane received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Missouri School of Law, where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif. During law school, he served as Lead Articles Editor of the Missouri Law Review. Dane also received the Judge Roy W. Harper Prize for Best Work in Constitutional Law and CALI Excellence Awards for the highest grades in Criminal Procedure, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Secured Transactions.
Dane is a graduate of the Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association’s esteemed Ross T. Roberts Trial Academy. He is recognized as a “Rising Star” by Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers—an honor given to no more than 2.5% of attorneys under the age of 40 in the state for professional achievement. He was also named an “Up & Coming” lawyer by Missouri Lawyers Weekly, an award given to attorneys based on their demonstration of excellence and their potential to make a difference in the legal profession and their communities.
Before law school, Dane received a Bachelor of Science in Business Management, cum laude, from Northwest Missouri State University.
Dane lives in Parkville, Missouri with his wife, Elizabeth.