Southwest Super Lawyers 2012

    Twenty-nine lawyers from the firm were selected for recognition by Southwest Super Lawyers 2012. Inclusion in Southwest Super Lawyers is based on a strict, multi-step selection process, which includes research on background and experience, as well as stringent peer review. Only five percent of all lawyers in New Mexico are selected for this honor, based upon their expertise and experience.

The lawyers listed and their main areas of practice are listed below:

Charles ArmgardtBusiness Litigation
Larry P. AushermanEnvironmental
Stuart R. ButzierEnergy & Natural Resources
Michael L. CarricoSchools & Education
John R. CooneyBusiness Litigation
Earl E. DeBrine, Jr.Energy & Natural Resources
Donald A. DeCandiaPersonal Injury DefenseProducts Liability
Dale W. EkReal Estate
Paul M. FishBankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Kenneth L. HarriganBusiness Litigation
William R. KeleherBankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
John J. KellyBusiness Litigation
Marte D. LightstoneEnergy & Natural Resources
Lisa Mann**Employment & Labor
George R. McFallEmployment & Labor
Margaret L. MeisterReal Estate
Jennifer A. NoyaInsurance Coverage
James M. Parker**Business/Corporate
Ruth M. SchifaniBanking
Douglas G. Schneebeck*Class Action/Mass Torts
William C. ScottEnvironmental
Lynn H. SladeNative American Law
Walter E. Stern IIIEnergy & Natural Resources
R. E. ThompsonPersonal Injury Defense
Douglas R. VadnaisBankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

Four lawyers were selected as Southwest Rising Stars in 2012:

Samantha M. AdamsBusiness Litigation
Brian NicholsNative American Law, Business Litigation
Lorena OlmosGeneral Litigation, Business Litigation
Alex C. WalkerPersonal Injury Defense, Products Liability

In addition, John R. Cooney and Kenneth L. Harrigan were selected among the “Top 25 Lawyers in New Mexico.”

 * retired
** deceased

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