Our friend and former partner Martin Lybecker passed away on September 2, 2017, due to complications from a fall he sustained while in South Carolina.
Martin is survived by his wife, Andrea; two sons, Carl and Neil; a granddaughter, Chloe; and a sister, Jeanne. Martin graduated from the University of Washington with a B.B.A. in Business and Accounting and a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law. He later earned an L.L.M. in Tax from New York University and an L.L.M. in Securities from the University of Pennsylvania. After completing his education, Marty spent three years working at the Securities and Exchange Commission, in the Division of Investment Management’s Office of Chief Counsel. He taught at the University at Buffalo School of Law as well as the Duke University School of Law and the University of North Carolina School of Law. Marty returned to the SEC as Associate Director of the Division of Investment Management and then joined Drinker Biddle in our Washington, D.C., office. After departing the firm in 1987, Martin worked at Ropes & Gray, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr, and most recently Perkins Coie.
Expressions of sympathy may be made in Marty's name to the Martin E. Lybecker Endowed Scholarship fund at the University of Washington School of Law. To learn more or to donate, please visit here.