Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Bryce Smith’s practice focuses on litigation and natural resources. He is currently working in the Litigation Department on personal injury claims and commercial disputes. Within the Natural Resources Department, Bryce’s practice includes representing Oil & Gas clients before the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division.

Bryce received his undergraduate degree from New Mexico State University, earning a B.B.A. in Finance and a B.A. in Economics, both with honors. While at NMSU, Bryce served as the Executive Director of Governmental Affairs with the Associated Students of NMSU. In this position, Bryce advocated for students at the New Mexico Legislature on issues including the lottery scholarship and capital outlay programs.

During his tenure in law school, Bryce served as an Executive Editor of the Baylor Law Review. Before clerking for Modrall Sperling, he served as a Judicial Intern for United States District Judge David C. Guaderrama, United States District Court for the Western District of Texas.

Bryce’s family runs a ranch and construction business in Caballo, New Mexico. Before going to law school, he worked for two years as a Project Manager and Estimator for the construction business. Bryce continues to work on the ranch in his spare time. When he is not practicing law, he enjoys team roping, golfing, and skiing.


Baylor Law School, J.D.  magna cum laude, 2021; Executive Editor, Baylor Law Review

New Mexico State University, Bachelor of Business Administration, Finance; Bachelor of Arts, Economics, with Honors, 2016


Bar Admissions

New Mexico