• Biography

    Javier Martinez is a partner in the Finance Practice Group in the Dallas and Fort Worth offices of Haynes and Boone. His primary focus is in representing lenders and some borrowers in secured transactions at all stages of the deal, from negotiating term sheets to booking loans to various forms of workouts including preparing for structured bankruptcies. Javier routinely represents clients in syndicated commodities finance transactions, other traditional asset based loans, and other loans with unique collateral issues like media loans and subscription lines for funds. He also has extensive experience in complex commodities swap and hedging intercreditor issues faced by senior lendors and cross-border transactions with an emphasis on Latin America, having represented clients in both multi-jurisdictional loan and merger transactions.

    Professional Recognition

    • Recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas by D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, for Banking and Finance, 2016-2017
    • Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Stars Edition, Thomson Reuters, 2007-2011

    Professional and Community Activities

    • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity
    • Antient and Honorable Edmund Burke Society
  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2001
    • B.A., Texas A&M University, 1997, cum laude, University Honors, Foundation Honors
  • Admissions

    • Texas
  • Languages

    • Spanish