Yarithza Peña practices in Modrall Sperling’s Natural Resources department. Her practice is centered on the representation of oil and gas operators in compulsory pooling actions, and clients who seek drilling approvals for both vertical and horizontal, salt water disposal, and acid gas injection wells before the New Mexico Oil Conservation Division and the Oil Conservation Commission.
Yarithza grew up in Albuquerque, where she completed her undergraduate education and attended the University of New Mexico School of Law. During law school, she helped individuals navigate landlord-tenant disputes within the context of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Yarithza also gained experience in trial practice, criminal law, family law, and various immigration law matters during her time in the Community Lawyering Clinic.
When Yarithza is not practicing law, she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog.
University of New Mexico School of Law, J.D., 2022
University of New Mexico, B.A. in Criminology and Spanish, summa cum laude, 2019