Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Stuart Butzier Selected NREEL Lawyer of the Year

Stuart Butzier, head of Modrall Sperling’s Natural Resources Department and managing director of the Santa Fe office, has been named by the Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Law…

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State Bar of New Mexico Indian Law Section’s Annual Program

Stan Harris, shareholder, spoke at the State Bar of New Mexico Indian Law Section’s annual program, “A Practical Approach to Indian Law: Legal Writing, 2018 Update, and the Ethics of Practicing Indian Law,” on December 10, 2018. Stan was one of two…

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Benchmark Litigation Highly Recommends Modrall Sperling

Modrall Sperling has been recognized as a leading law firm in New Mexico, and awarded the “highly recommended” designation by Benchmark Litigation for the eleventh consecutive year. The…

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Attorney Carl Lisberger Joins Modrall Sperling

Modrall Sperling is pleased to announce that Carl Lisberger has joined the firm’s Albuquerque office. Carl’s practice focuses on real estate and commercial transactions and lending. He provides…


Carl Lisberger

Modrall Sperling Named a Top New Mexico Firm

The Ninth Edition of U.S. News Best Lawyers® named Modrall Sperling a top firm in 43 areas of law in Albuquerque and Santa Fe, and recognized the firm as a top firm in the area of Native American Law on a nationwide…

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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,…


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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