Martin's BioMartin Hubert brings a wealth of state government experience to the clients of Cornerstone Government Affairs. From his early career as chief counsel to the Senate Natural Resources Committee to his gubernatorial appointment as a commissioner of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to his eight years as the deputy comptroller of Texas, Hubert has managed thousands of employees and millions of taxpayer dollars under both Democrat and Republican administrations.
In 2019, Martin was ranked #1 Former Texas Agency Head by the Capitol Inside Texas Lobby Power Rankings. He was the 2008 recipient of TSABAA’s Administrator of the Year Award, which formally recognizes state employees who have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills and who have made significant contributions to state agency business administration.
As the final general counsel to legendary Lt. Governor Bob Bullock, Martin learned the mastery of government relations from some of the most influential leaders in Texas history. His knowledge of agriculture stems from generations of the Hubert family’s cow/calf and farming operations in South Texas and serving as the Texas Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture for eight years. Martin offers a unique combination of legal, natural resources, tax policy and state government procedural expertise.
Hubert is a graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center and St. Mary’s School of Law. He was Brigade Executive Officer in the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University, where he was a member of the Ross Volunteers Honor Guard and the Singing Cadets. He successfully completed Army Ranger School and served in the U.S. Army Reserves. He is a marathon runner and coaches his son’s little league teams.
Hubert is a second tenor and helps raise money for Legal Aid through the Travis County Bar Association’s “Bar and Grill” fundraisers. He and his wife Celeste live in a historic home in Austin, where they are involved with the Austin Symphony, St. Theresa’s Catholic Church and School, and the happily busy lives of their children Belle and Patrick.