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Roberta Cooper Ramo Speaks at the American Academy in Berlin

Modrall Sperling shareholder Roberta Cooper Ramo delivers the Lloyd Cutler Lecture at the American Academy in Berlin on November 6. The American Academy is committed to sustaining and…

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Attorneys Lance Hough and Moses Winston Join Modrall Sperling

Modrall Sperling is pleased to announce that Lance Hough and Moses Winston have joined the firm’s Albuquerque office. Lance Hough practices in the areas of tort, product liability,…


Recent Developments in New Mexico Natural Resource Law

December 21, 2018 9:00 a.m. State Bar Center, 5121 Masthead NE, Albuquerque Shareholder Maria O’Brien speaks on the topic, “Interstate Water: U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Texas v. New Mexico and Colorado” as part of the day-long CLE focusing on recent developments…


Introduction to The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Lautenberg Act

Essentials of Hazardous Materials Management  Albuquerque, New Mexico October 10, 2018, 2:40 – 3:40 p.m. Shareholders Susan Miller Bisong and Christina C. Sheehan present “Introduction to The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) and the Lautenberg Act,” as part of the New Mexico Society of Hazardous Materials…


Protecting New Mexico Employers From Inadvertent FMLA Violations: What Can Your Employee Do (or Not) While on FMLA Leave?

Maybe you have an employee on FMLA leave who just can’t help herself, she has to answer emails and check in with the office. Is this work under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)? Perhaps you need to know where a file is located,…

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Are Employee Evaluations Still Relevant in Today’s Business Environment?

Corporate trendsetters are moving in the direction of eliminating a historical function of human resource departments: the annual performance evaluation. In fact, an estimated 10 percent of Fortune 500 companies have jettisoned the practice of annual employee evaluations, including Deloitte, Gap, Medtronic, Accenture…

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Tips for Conducting Employee Investigations

Investigating your employee for inappropriate conduct can be a sensitive and difficult task. An employer’s decisions regarding how to conduct the investigation can have significant impact in subsequent litigation related to the investigation. Here are some tips for how New Mexico employers can…

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What Employers Need to Know About New Mexico’s Domestic Abuse Leave

While employees and employers are familiar with the terms sick leave, annual leave, and medical leave, New Mexico is also one of several states to require employers to provide an employee with domestic abuse leave. The Promoting Financial Independence for Victims of…

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Tips for Employers on How to Provide Risk-free Recommendations for Former Employees

As all employers can attest, it can be difficult to determine what information to include in a verbal or written recommendation for departing employees. Indeed, some managers find themselves dreading a phone call from a prospective employer of a former employee.  That…

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