Victor counsels clients on a wide variety of emerging contaminants, energy, and natural resource issues.
Victor is an Associate in the Portland Office. In litigation, he has experience handling issues arising from the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA), and the Federal Tort Claims Act. In the regulatory sphere, he advises clients on the complex and quickly changing federal and state regulatory frameworks on PFAS, a pervasive emerging contaminant.
Prior to Marten, Victor clerked for the Honorable James Sweeney II in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and for the Honorable Harris Hartz in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Victor graduated from Stanford Law School, where he was a Public Interest Fellow, a leader of a community law pro bono project, and a member of the Asian and Pacific Islander Law Students Association.
- Advises textile and apparel manufacturers, outdoor recreational product manufacturers, food product manufacturers, retailers, and other industries on PFAS regulatory compliance at the federal and state level.
- Represents municipal water providers in multi-district litigation on groundwater contamination caused by U.S. military’s use of fluorinated aqueous film-forming foam.
- Counsel to agricultural client in challenges to a land exchange, with implications for global food security.
Education & Clerkship
J.D., Stanford Law School (2020)
B.A., Stanford University (2017)
Law Clerk for the Honorable James Sweeney II, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (2020)
Law Clerk for the Honorable Harris Hartz, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (2021)
Admissions & Memberships
State Bar of Colorado
State Bar of Oregon
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit