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Daniel A. Sisk (1927 -2017)

Daniel A. Sisk, the last-surviving “name” partner of Modrall, Sperling, Roehl, Harris & Sisk, died on August 15, 2017 at the age of 90. A native New Mexican…

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A Historic Moment in Indian Water Rights in New Mexico: Entry of the Aamodt Final Decree

The United States District Court for the District of New Mexico entered its final decree in State of New Mexico, ex rel. State Engineer v. Aamodt, a state stream adjudication filed in 1966 (Aamodt) to determine the rights of water users in…

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Dakota Access Pipeline Project Update—Corps’ NEPA Analysis Flawed-In Part

Introduction: On June 14, 2017, U.S. District Court Judge Boasberg issued a lengthy Memorandum Opinion granting in part the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s (Standing Rock) and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s (Cheyenne River) Motions for Summary Judgment.1 The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project…

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Best Lawyers® Names Eight Modrall Sperling Shareholders “Lawyer of the Year”

Modrall Sperling is pleased to announce eight shareholders have been selected by Best Lawyers in America® as a 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” in Albuquerque and Santa Fe. …

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100th Annual Meeting – Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce

11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Embassy Suites, Albuquerque, New Mexico  Shareholder Margaret Lewis Meister will be installed as Chairman of the Board.

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Meg Meister Inducted as Chamber Chair

Margaret Lewis Meister was inducted as Chair of the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce during its 2017 Annual Meeting, held August 16. Both as an attorney and as…

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31 Listed by Best Lawyers in America®

  Thirty-one Modrall Sperling attorneys were recognized in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America®, one of the legal profession’s oldest and most-respected peer review publications.  Best Lawyers first published their annual list in 1983, and has earned the respect of…

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Jennifer Anderson Selected to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation

Modrall Sperling is pleased to announce Jennifer G. Anderson was named to Benchmark Litigation’s Top 250 Women in Litigation, a selection of leading female litigators from across the…

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Native American Law Watch Summer 2017

Current Law Watch Articles: BIA Regulations on Appraisal/Valuation of Indian Property On June 10, 2016, Congress passed the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act (ITARA), and on June 22, 2016, President Barack Obama signed it into law.  Although the ITARA contains the outline…

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BIA Regulations on Appraisal/Valuation of Indian Property

On June 10, 2016, Congress passed the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act (ITARA), and on June 22, 2016, President Barack Obama signed it into law.1 According to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, the purpose of the Act “is to reaffirm the…

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