Andrés Martinez joined The New York Times editorial board in the summer of 2000. He writes editorials on a variety of economic, foreign and regulatory matters. Mr. Martinez previously worked at The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Wall Street Journal.
Before he was a journalist, Mr. Martinez was an associate in a law firm in Washington, D.C., and served as a law clerk for a federal district judge in Dallas.
Mr. Martinez was born in Mexico City on June 13, 1966. He graduated from Yale University in 1988, majoring in history. He received a master's degree in history (Russian) from Stanford University, and a law degree from Columbia University, where he served on the Columbia Law Review.
Mr. Martinez is the author of "24/7: Living It Up and Doubling Down in the New Las Vegas," published in 1999. He lives in Hoboken, N.J., with his wife, Katherine.