Nathaniel Martens is a civil litigator with nearly equal experience representing plaintiffs and defendants in state and federal court. Mr. Martens has represented clients in cases involving disputes over property damage; construction defects or workmanship; non-compete agreements; commercial and residential real estate leases; and intellectual property, among others. His experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants provides valuable perspective to clients.
Mr. Martens is native of Newton, Kansas and attended Chadron State College in the Panhandle of rural Nebraska. He graduated from Chadron State College suma cum laude and was the 2013 recipient of the Chadron State College Platinum Eagle Award. The award is presented each year to one male and one female student demonstrating exemplary academic achievement, community service, and leadership qualities.
While attending Chadron State, Mr. Martens returned home each summer to join his brothers running a small residential painting company in Newton and the surrounding area.
Mr. Martens attended law school at Washburn University School of Law. He served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Washburn Law Journal, Volume 55, and was a two-time recipient of the J.L. Weigand Legal Education Trust Scholarship. He graduated in 2016, earning magna cum laude honors. He joined Fleeson Gooing that same year and became a member of the firm in 2022.
Mr. Martens received a “Rising Star” designation in the 2020 edition of the Missouri and Kansas Super Lawyers publication.
Outside of work, Mr. Martens is married with two children. He and his family enjoy rural living near Whitewater, Kansas. Mr. Martens currently serves as a co-editor for the Kansas Association of Defense Counsel Journal, and is a member of the Newton Rotary Club, Newton Young Professionals, the Wichita Bar Association, and the Kansas Bar Association.
- Personal Injury and Product Liability Litigation
- Insurance Defense Litigation
- Business and Commercial Litigation
- Construction Law
Kansas Bar Association
Wichita Bar Association
Kansas Association of Defense Counsel
Newton Rotary Club
Newton Young Professionals
Editor-in-Chief, Washburn Law Journal, Volume 55 (2015-16)