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Tiffany Roach Martin – 40 Under Forty

Tiffany Roach Martin was honored as one of Albuquerque’s up-and-coming leaders at the 40 Under Forty Awards sponsored by Albuquerque Business First and held at Sandia Resort & Casino. …


New Mexico Court of Appeals Affirms Ruling that a Parcel Within the Former Fort Wingate Military Reservation is “Indian Country”

In State of New Mexico v. Steven B., No. 31,322 (N.M. Ct. App., April 1, 2013), the New Mexico Court of Appeals held that the State lacked criminal jurisdiction over a crime committed on Parcel Three of the former Fort Wingate Military…

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The Grand Canyon Sky Walk, Continued: Bad Faith, Jurisdiction, and Who’s On (the Bench) First

The Case: In the latest round of the multi-pronged litigation, Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, LLC v. ‘Sa’ Nyu Wa, Inc., (GCSD I),[1. No. CV-12-08183-PCT-DGC (D. Az. Feb. 11, 2013).] the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals entered a significant decision on April 26, 2013,…

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Affirming A State’s Sovereignty Over Its Allocated Water, Supreme Court Upholds Red River Compact

On Thursday, June 13, 2013, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion, authored by Justice Sotomayor, in Tarrant Regional Water District v. Hermann, ruling that the Red River Compact did not permit a Texas water district to acquire water from within Oklahoma’s sovereign…


17 Modrall Sperling Attorneys Ranked by Chambers USA 2013, Two Receive National Recognition

Modrall Sperling has received high honors in the 2013 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business guide. The firm received top rankings in New Mexico in the following practice areas: Corporate/Commercial; Environment, Natural Resources & Regulated Industries; Labor & Employment; Litigation: General Commercial; Native…

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