Bob Martineau
Bob Martineau

Finn Partners has hired Bob Martineau, environmental lawyer who served as commissioner of Tennessee’s Dept. of Environment & Conservation, as senior partner.

Based in Nashville, he will support the sustainability & social impact practice throughout the Finn Partners’ 11-state southeastern region.

Martineau will work with clients in the areas of environmental protection, energy efficiency, regulatory compliance and innovation. He also will team with Finn Partners' global healthcare practice on issues of public and environmental health.

Martineau served in the TDEC from 2011 to 2018, led the environmental practice at the Waller law firm, worked as senior attorney at the Environmental Protection Agency and edited the “Clean Air Act Handbook.”

Beth Courtney, managing partner of Finn Southeast, said Martineau’s depth of experience will help clients “maximize and communication leading-edge environmental initiatives."

Finn Partners, which had 2020 fee income of $108.9M, is O'Dwyer's fourth largest independent PR firm. It also ranked No. 4 in the environmental/sustainability category, chalking up fees of $6.7M.