Martin T. Tully
Before launching his innovation-forward boutique law firm, Actuate Law, LLC, Martin Tully was a litigation partner with several AmLaw 100 firms, where he also chaired the eDiscovery and Data Law practices.He is a veteran trial lawyer with over 25 years of national experience representing companies and individuals in complex commercial litigation concerning a broad array of fields and industries. Empowered by his commercial litigation practice, Martin is nationally recognized for his knowledge and experience in the fields of electronic discovery, information governance, and data security/data privacy. Martin advances thought-leadership in data law as the Vice Chair of the Steering Committee of the Sedona Conference Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production (WG1), as an active member of the Sedona Conference Working Group on Data Security and Privacy Liability (WG11), the 7th Circuit Council on eDiscovery and Digital Information, the ABA Section of Litigation, Privacy and Data Security Committee, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), as well as a director at-large of the Chicago Chapter of the Association of Certified E-Discovery Professionals (ACEDS). In addition, Martin has published and presented extensively on the topics of eDiscovery, information governance, cybersecurity, data privacy, and legal technology; is among a select group of lawyers in the world ranked for Litigation: E-Discovery & Information Governance by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers and Chambers & Partners Global; and he has been acknowledged by Who’s Who Legal as being “steps ahead of his competitors” and “widely regarded for his ‘superior knowledge’ of electronic discovery and information governance."