March 24, 2018

Amy Martinez

Florida Trend Associate Editor •

Amy Martinez
Amy Martinez

Amy Martinez writes about a variety of business topics in Florida, including education, health care and technology. She also writes a monthly news column on Florida's legal sector. An American Studies graduate of Florida State University, Amy began her business journalism career in 1996 at The Miami Herald. She went on to work at the Palm Beach Post, Raleigh News and Observer and Seattle Times. Amy joined Florida Trend in St. Petersburg as an associate editor in 2014.

Articles by Amy Martinez:

Law firm charts new waters with new climate-change group
Hinshaw & Culbertson have formed a practice group to deal with climate change-related issues.
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LEEDing the way: Green developments around Florida
Since its founding in 2000, the Florida Green Building Coalition has certified more than 16,000 commercial and residential projects statewide.
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Profiles of women leaders in Florida
Profiles of Nancy Hogshead-Makar, Carol Craig, Marsha Powers,Val Demings, Pam Iorio, Nadine Smith, Shelley Broader, LauraGonzalez-Estefani, Wendy Link, Debbie Calder and Hilarie Bass.
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Clean energy advocate Susan Glickman is rolling with the punches
Clean energy advocate Susan Glickman's fortunes ebb and flow depending on who's in charge.
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A low-key approach: Lila Jaber helps other women succeed
Lila Jaber is translating her own success into helping other women succeed.
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Confidence booster: Retired FIU dean Joyce Elam grooms women to become leaders
To help address the gender confidence gap in business, Joyce Elam created a four-day training and education event for women in south Florida.
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Calling the shots: GrayRobinson law firm gives Mayanne Downs full control
GrayRobinson's organizational structure gives Mayanne Downs power that other law firm managing partners lack.
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Non-profit Florida Rural Legal Services handles cases 'nobody would take.'
Two years ago, Florida Rural Legal Services, a non-profit law firm that provides civil legal aid to migrant workers statewide, filed a federal lawsuit in Tampa on behalf of 56 Hondurans.
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Bing runs out of energy
Energy updates from around Florida including electric vehicles, biodiesel-fueled trains, rooftop solar, utility notes.
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In search of a better battery
A startup company in Volusia County is trying to develop a lightweight, environmentally friendly battery.
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