Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Anna Indahl concentrates her practice on the defense of matters involving commercial litigation, products liability, and employment law. She has counseled and represented clients ranging from small businesses to international corporations, as well as public sector and governmental entities. Anna has extensive experience in managing and litigating complex products liability and commercial disputes in both state and federal courts. Such matters have included, among others, medical device, product defect, general tort, wrongful death, consumer actions, construction defects, and business contracts. In addition, she has represented employers in a variety of employment matters, including covenants not to compete, civil rights claims, federal and state anti-discrimination laws, contract disputes, wrongful discharge and other federal and state law claims. Anna has achieved an AV® peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell and named a Southwest Rising Star by Southwest Super Lawyers®.

Anna has managed cases from inception, including the oversight of discovery, and has drafted and argued successful dispositive motions which have won summary judgment for several clients. Anna has prepared for and taken numerous depositions, including both fact and expert witnesses, and has received hands-on trial experience, including extensive trial preparation, presenting the opening and closing arguments in a jury trial, and conducting both direct and cross examination of witnesses. In addition, she has been successful in obtaining temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions to protect the interests of her clients while litigation is pending. Anna also routinely presents in-house legal updates to clients.

Anna is originally from Albuquerque, and recently returned to Modrall Sperling after living overseas in Turkey for two and a half years. While in Turkey, Anna taught law related courses to servicemen and women who were stationed in the Middle East, including those who were deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Education

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2003

Denison University, B.A. in Environmental Studies, 1999, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

New Mexico

U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

Professional Activities

  • Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce Leadership Albuquerque, 2012-2013
  • State Bar of New Mexico, Member, Young Lawyers Division
  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association (NMDLA), former member of the Editorial Board
  • Defense Research Institute

Civic Activities

  • Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Central New Mexico Affiliate, former Grants Chair, Board of Directors

Presentations

  • Key Sources of Authority, Legal Ethics of Evidence: Handle ESI, Social Media and Other Types of Evidence Without Fear of Sanctions or Malpractice, National Business Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, December 15, 2015
  • Monitoring Employees: Privacy Issues and Employer Risks, Employment Law: 2014 Comprehensive Guide, National Business Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, November 5, 2015
  • U. S. Department of Labor Misclassification Initiative and Misclassification of Employees, Panel Discussion, 9th Annual Family Business Symposium, UNM Anderson School of Management, Albuquerque, New Mexico, October 23, 2015
  • Martindale Hubbell AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
  • Southwest Super Lawyers®, selected as a Southwest Rising Star, 2015-present
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