Jonathan Martin

Jonathan J. Martin

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Mr. Martin is a principal in the Houston office of Baker McKenzie and a member of the Firm’s tax practice group. He has a broad range of experience in all areas of federal income tax law, with an emphasis on international tax planning, global tax minimization (including supply chain and IP planning) and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Martin represents clients in a wide variety of industries (including energy, fashion and other retail, medical device, pharma and high tech) across the US and globally.

Mr. Martin is a member of the Texas office management team, currently chairs the Texas office tax group, and previously served as Baker McKenzie's Tax Planning and Transactions sub-practice chair for several years. Mr. Martin has been recognized as a leader in the area of international taxation by multiple ranking publications, and he brings a practical and creative approach to tax planning and advising his clients. Mr. Martin has extensive knowledge and experience with both US and foreign tax laws, all of which must come together to achieve success in international tax planning.

Practice Focus

Mr. Martin focuses his practice on international tax planning, global tax minimization, mergers and acquisitions and tax controversy.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Texas Bar Association - Member
  • Houston Bar Association - Member
  • Houston Tax Roundtable - Member


  • Texas~United States (2000)


  • New York University (LL.M. Taxation) (2000)
  • Washburn School of Law (J.D., cum laude) (1999)
  • University of Kansas (B.A.) (1996)


  • English

Presenter, "Inversions are Not Going Away" at TPT Client Seminar, New York, New York, March 2016 

Presenter, "Developments on Taxation of Oil & Gas, Energy and Infrastructure Sector in Latin America" at LATAM Tax Conference, Miami, Florida, February 2016 

Presenter, "Cash Repatriation" atNATPG Client Seminar, Miami, Florida, January 2016 

Present "Inversion Transactions---Not Dead Yet!" at Texas State Bar International Tax Symposium, Houston and Dallas, Texas, November 2015 

Presenter, "Using Partnerships in Business Acquisitions and Dispositions" at Doing Business Globally Seminar, Houston and Dallas, Texas, October 2015 

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