Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Chandler Farnworth practices in the firm’s Natural Resources Department. She assists clients on a range of renewable energy project challenges; state and federal environmental permitting; water rights and water quality issues; and adjudicatory, rulemaking, and legislative matters.

Before joining Modrall Sperling, Chandler served as a judicial clerk for Judge J. Miles Hanisee of the New Mexico Court of Appeals. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and her J.D. from Tulane University School of Law. While in law school, she was twice published as a member of the Tulane Environmental Law Journal and served as President of Tulane Women in Law. She also gained experience as a student attorney in the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic.

When she is not practicing law, Chandler enjoys trying new vegetarian recipes, exploring New Mexico’s best hiking trails, and spending time with her rescue dog, Sage.


Tulane University Law School, J.D., Certificate in Environmental Law, 2020

University of Texas at Austin, B.S. in Corporate Communications, 2017

Bar Admissions

New Mexico


  • State Bar of New Mexico, Young Lawyers Division, Board Member, 2023