Allison Martin Rhodes BA '94, JD '99

Allison Martin Rhodes


Allison Martin Rhodes BA ’94, JD ’99 has joined Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP as deputy general counsel in the firm’s San Francisco office. Martin Rhodes joins from Holland & Knight, where she was cochair of that firm’s legal profession team. Martin Rhodes has significant experience representing lawyers, law firms, and legal tech companies in legal ethics and risk management, regulation, litigation, law firm organization, and attorney disciplinary defense. She is the coauthor of the industry-leading treatise, Hillman on Lawyer Mobility: The Law and Ethics of Partner Withdrawals and Law Firm Breakups. A prolific author and speaker on the legal profession, Martin Rhodes began her career as a deputy district attorney with the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office. She has been a longtime member of the Association of Professional Responsibility Lawyers, serving as the organization’s president from 2018 to 2019, and she has been recognized in Best Lawyers since 2017.


Allison Martin Rhodes BA ’94, JD ’99 focuses her practice on legal ethics and risk management, including attorney disciplinary defense. Martin Rhodes, a partner at Holland & Knight’s Portland office, advises both law firms and lawyers in matters involving lawyer mobility, partnership and corporate structuring, lawyer dissociation, and lateral hiring. She also litigates law firm dissolution, fiduciary duty, and lawyer separations.