Procopio Partners Adriana Ochoa and Adrian Martinez Named Latino Leaders of Influence
October 2, 2023: Procopio Partners Adriana Ochoa and Adrian Martinez have been named 2023 Latino Leaders of Influence by the San Diego Business Journal. The journal partnered with the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to honor Latino leaders who have made significant contributions to the region’s community.
Adriana Ochoa leads Procopio’s Health Care, Education and Government Team, and is Procopio’s first Latina Partner. Recognized by Best Lawyers in America, she represents public agencies and private clients with water, wastewater, transparency, governance, operational, litigation, and other legal issues, and serves as Chair of the California Association of Sanitation Agencies Attorneys Committee. Adriana is active in the San Diego La Raza Lawyers Association and the association’s Scholarship Fund, and has served on the Board of Directors of the latter and as its Chair, and is also active in Latinas in the Law. She serves as a Trustee for the Hans and Margaret Doe Charitable Trust, which provides water conservation education and scholarships, and on the Board of the San Diego Wellness Collaborative, which Improves health equity and population health in San Diego. Adriana provides pro bono assistance to the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law, assisting in the representation of detained immigrant minors and children separated from their families at the southern border.
Adrian Martinez represents domestic and foreign clients in litigation arising out of manifold business relationships, including partnerships and other fiduciary relationships. Recognized by Best Lawyers in America, Adrian is a frequent public speaker in the U.S. and Mexico, has taught as an adjunct professor for the California Western School of Law, and serves as a legal consultant for the Mexican Consulates in San Diego and Calexico. He is the creator of the Procopio International Litigation and Arbitration Retreat held September 28-29, 2023, which brought together in San Diego leading litigators from the U.S. and Mexico in a discussion of cross-border commercial legal disputes. Adrian was one of only two attorneys in the U.S. invited to write a chapter for the LEI International 2022 Guide to Enforcing Foreign Judgments, which included authors from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Singapore, Spain, and the United Kingdom.
This is the second straight year a Procopio Partner has been named a San Diego Business Journal Latino Leader of Influence. In 2022, Partner Enrique Hernandez-Pulido was recognized. Enrique serves on Procopio’s Management Committee, leads its Latin America practice and co-leads its Beer, Wine and Spirits practice. He provides international tax planning and related international matters to a wide range of clients, particularly Mexican and U.S. cross-border matters. Like Adriana and Adrian, Enrique has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America.