Platon Martinez was established on 01 September 1996 by eight partners, five of whom have more than thirty years each of extensive practice and exposure in various fields of law.

Having established its expertise in the legal profession, Chambers Global - The World's Leading Law Firms, published annually in the U.K., has consistently included Platon Martinez as one of the top law firms in the country in various fields especially in Employment and Intellectual Property. The Asia Pacific Legal 500, a guide to the leading commercial law firms in Asia, Australia and the West Coast of North America, has also consistently rated Platon Martinez as one of the top law firms in the Philippines particularly for our work in Corporate and Mergers and Acquisition, Projects and Energy, Intellectual Property Law, Taxation, Dispute Resolution, Labor and Employment and Aviation Law.

Asia Law and Practice, another guide to Asia's leading law firms, also cites us in its annual Profiles as one of the country's leading firms in the areas of Corporate and Mergers and Acquisitions, Energy, Infrastructure, Construction, Dispute Resolution, Labor and Employment, and Taxation.

Our firm is a member of International Trademark Association (INTA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Industrielle (AIPPI), Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), Licensing Executive Society (LES), Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP), and Tax Management Association of the Philippines (TMAP).

Our lawyers are members of various Integrated Bar of the Philippines chapters, with some as directors and officers of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Makati Chapter, the Philippine Bar Association, Licensing Society of the Philippines, and Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines.