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Martin D. Werner

Partner, Financial Institutions Practice Co-Administrator
1000 Jackson Street
Toledo, OH 43604


Peggy Moore

Martin D. Werner is co-chair of the financial institutions practice group and is a former member of the firm's Management Committee.

Marty is a lawyer, Certified Public Accountant (Inactive), and Certified Fraud Examiner.  Marty has extensive experience in the representation and organization of banks and bank holding companies.  He regularly assists community banking organizations with merger and acquisition matters.  Marty represents financial institutions in both public securities offerings and private placements and provides ongoing counsel regarding reporting obligations under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934.  As a part of his practice, he also assists his financial institution clients with general corporate and tax matters.  Marty handles financial institution regulatory enforcement matters and has experience in fraud and employee misconduct investigations.


  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007 - 2019
  • Best Lawyers "Banking and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year," 2017, 2019
  • AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • Toledo Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • St. Joseph Catholic Church, Sylvania, Ohio, Finance Committee
  • Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center, Board Member
  • St. Ursula Academy, Board of Trustees, past Trustee
  • St. Francis de Sales High School Foundation, Toledo, Ohio, Board of Trustees, past Trustee
  • St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center Foundation, past Trustee
  • Lott Industries, Toledo, Ohio, past Trustee

Alternate biographies




  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University, 1981
  • B.A., The University of Toledo, 1978

Bar and Court Admissions

  • Ohio, 1981
  • Michigan, 2007