Matthew Martens Discusses Religious Liberty, More Hours and Emails During COVID-19 Crisis In National Law Journal

Matthew Martens Discusses Religious Liberty, More Hours and Emails During COVID-19 Crisis In National Law Journal

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Partner Matthew Martens was interviewed by the National Law Journal (NLJ) about his significant experience in handling religious liberty litigations. No stranger to quick turnarounds for these types of cases, the NLJ piece highlighted Martens’ role in successfully filing a brief on behalf of a Jewish Chabad organization ahead of Yom Kippur in less than 24 hours. This experience came to Martens’ advantage when he, along with Senior Associate Kevin Gallagher and Associates Hyun-Soo Lim and Andrew Miller, worked with the First Liberty Institute and others to challenge social distancing restrictions to church services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Speaking with NLJ from his home in Vienna, Virginia, Martens discussed some of his recent work in handling religious cases during the pandemic, how he got involved and whether he anticipates more cases like these to come forward in the near future.

Read the article.