Speaker Profile

Nicolette Martz
Senior Product Counsel / Yelp Inc.

Nicolette Martz is senior corporate counsel at Yelp, advising on dynamic legal issues and pragmatic business solutions. Ms. Martz is best described as a generalist with broad experience in litigation, from complex commercial disputes to international arbitration and transactions, with a focus on technology. Her responsibilities at Yelp include managing litigation matters, often with substantive First Amendment implications, directing Yelp’s GDPR compliance efforts, enforcing Yelp’s intellectual property rights, supporting technology and commercial transactions, and advising on open source. Nicolette started her career at global law firm Allen & Overy LLP in New York, before moving home to California and joining technology transactions boutique Smithline PC. After graduating from the University of California, Berkeley with highest honors, Ms. Martz served in the Peace Corps before earning her Juris Doctor from Cornell Law School. Nicolette is admitted to practice in California and New York.