Cozen O’Connor: Martin, Patrick G.

Patrick G. Martin

Principal and Director, Midwest


(312) 382-3100

(312) 382-8910

Washington, D.C.

(202) 304-1454

Patrick spearheads the firm’s government relations and public advocacy efforts in the Midwest. Patrick represents clients before Congress, the White House, federal agencies, and state and local governments. He works out of the firm’s Chicago and Washington, D.C., offices.

Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, Patrick spent seven years at McGuireWoods Consulting, where he rose to become the youngest senior vice president in the company’s history. Patrick has spent nearly a decade working with former Indiana governor and U.S. Senator Evan Bayh, both as an aide in his U.S. Senate office and then as his senior adviser in the private sector. Before working with Senator Bayh, he served as a special assistant to the director at the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services where he helped manage public affairs around the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. In 2009, Patrick was one of only 100 interns chosen to work at the White House during the first summer of the Obama administration.

Patrick earned his undergraduate degree in international, resource, and consumer economics from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign.


Patrick Martin Named Top Lobbyist for 2018

December 13, 2018

Patrick Martin, principal and director, midwest of Cozen O'Connor's Public Strategies, was named one of The Hill’s top lobbyists for 2018 in the category “Hired Guns.”

Cozen O’Connor Adds Exelon, Starbucks

October 31, 2018

Patrick Martin, principal and director, Midwest of Cozen O'Connor's Public Strategies group, was mentioned in Politico Influence for the addition of clients Exelon and Starbucks to the firm’s client base.

Cozen O'Connor's Lobbying Group Is on a Hiring Tear

July 18, 2018

The Legal Intelligencer highlighted the recent additions to Cozen O'Connor's Public Strategies group of Julia Ciarlo Hammond, Ryan O'Toole, Patrick Martin, and James Ansorge.

Cozen O’Connor Brings its Public Strategies Practice to Chicago with the Addition of Veteran Consultant Patrick G. Martin

July 10, 2018

Martin Has Spent Nearly a Decade Working with Former Indiana Governor and U.S. Senator Evan Bayh, Who Joined Cozen O’Connor in May

Martin Joins Cozen O’Connor

July 10, 2018

POLITICO Influence highlighted that Patrick Martin has joined Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies as a principal and director of its Midwest practice.

Events & Seminars

Past Events


  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.S., 2009

University of Illinois Alumni Association, Member

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Junior Board Volunteer