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New Mexico Employers Can Limit Liability Under The Faragher-Ellerth Defense

In 1998, the United States Supreme Court created an affirmative defense for employers who have been sued for discrimination or harassment and who can show that “(1) the employer exercised reasonable care to prevent and correct promptly any . . . harassing…

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New Rules For Participation In Employer Wellness Programs Proposed

Employer wellness programs are generally designed as a way to improve employee health and to reduce health care costs to employers. Some wellness programs ask employees to engage in healthier behavior (for example, by becoming more active, not smoking or eating better),…

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Pueblo of Jemez v. United States: Tenth Circuit Resurrects Land Claim – Unique Circumstance or Cloudy Title on the Horizon?

On June 26, 2015, in Pueblo of Jemez v. the United States[1. 790 F.3d 1143 (10th Cir. 2015).] the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit reversed a district court ruling that had dismissed the Pueblo of Jemez’ (Pueblo) claim seeking the return…

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Susan Miller Bisong to Present at Water Law CLE

Date: September 16th, 2015 Location: MCM Elegante 2020 Menaul, NE Albuquerque, NM  87107 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. “Establishing the Validity of Agricultural Water Rights,” presented by Susan Miller Bisong, Chair of Water Law Practice Group, Modrall Sperling, kicks off the…

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Bagel Breakfasts are Back!

What’s the perfect way to start your day? Join our Employment Group for an hour that is sure to provide information that you can use right away. The first session of the year will cover Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – the…

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A Great 186 Years – And Counting!

Earlier this year, both John Cooney and Ken Harrigan reached their 50th year of practicing law with Modrall Sperling. Of course, much of the reason for their lengthy…

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Native American Law Watch – Summer 2015

View as PDF Articles: Pueblo of Jemez v. United States: Tenth Circuit Resurrects Land Claim – Unique Circumstance or Cloudy Title on the Horizon? The United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit reversed a district court ruling that dismissed the…

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Tomas Garcia Named ABA Business Law Fellow

Tomas J. Garcia, an associate at Modrall Sperling, has been selected as a member of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section Fellows Program for the 2015–2017 class….

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34 Named Best Lawyers® in 2016

34 attorneys from Modrall Sperling were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2016, one of the legal professions oldest and most-respected peer review publications.  Those recognized by Best Lawyers include: Jennifer G. Anderson Charles A. Armgardt Larry P. Ausherman Duane…

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Ten Selected 2016 Lawyer of Year by Best Lawyers®

Modrall Sperling is pleased to announce that 10 of the firm’s attorneys were recently selected by their peers for expertise in their practice areas and named 2016 “Lawyers…

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