Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Modrall Sperling Welcomes New Associate Attorney

Modrall Sperling is pleased to announce that Santiago Piza Cossio has joined the firm’s Transactions Department, assisting with matters involving commercial transactions, real estate, and renewable energy development….


Santiago Piza Cossio

Super Lawyers® Names 19 Modrall Sperling Attorneys to 2023 List; Four Named Top 25 New Mexico Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers® has named 19 Modrall Sperling attorneys to its list of 2023 Southwest Super Lawyers. Four were named to the list of Top 25 New Mexico Super Lawyers: Jennifer Anderson, Stuart Butzier, Jennifer Noya, and Lynn Slade. Super Lawyers is a rating…

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Five Modrall Sperling Shareholders Listed in Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Energy Lawyers Guide

Modrall Sperling shareholders Deana Bennett, Stuart Butzier, Joan Drake, Maria O’Brien and Lynn Slade have been listed in the inaugural Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Energy Lawyers guide. According to Lawdragon, the guide is an elite look at the lawyers and firms energy…

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Modrall Sperling Celebrates Our Women Trailblazers

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Modrall Sperling Welcomes New Attorneys

  Modrall Sperling is pleased to announce that Shannon Nairn (Of Counsel) and Kateri Garcia West (Associate) have joined the firm’s Albuquerque office. Shannon Nairn has handled a broad array of legal issues throughout her more than two decades as an attorney….


Timothy Fields Featured In Albuquerque Business First’s “Who’s Who in Law”

Modrall Sperling President and Shareholder Timothy Fields is featured in Albuquerque Business First’s “Who’s Who in Law 2023”. The series showcases seven prominent area attorneys representing different sectors…

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Tim Fields

Roberta Cooper Ramo Recalls Chance Encounter With MLK Jr.

In an interview with the Los Alamos Daily Post, Modrall Sperling Shareholder Roberta Cooper Ramo recounted her chance encounter with Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1966 in Chicago. Read the full article here  


Back to the Future: What is a Water of the United States?

On December 30, 2022, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) and Department of the Army jointly announced their latest final rule (the “2022 Rule”) on the definition of “waters of the United States” (“WOTUS”) under the Clean Water Act’s authority to regulate…

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Stuart Butzier Appointed to Two-Year Term Chairing the International Bar Association’s Mining Law Committee

Stuart Butzier has accepted a two-year appointment to serve as Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Mining Law Committee, along with Chilean mining lawyer Pablo Mir. The Mining…

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Stuart Butzier

Roberta Cooper Ramo Speaks at UCLA Symposium on Restatement of Charitable Nonprofits

  Modrall Sperling Shareholder Roberta Cooper Ramo was a featured speaker at a symposium highlighting the Restatement of the Law, Charitable Nonprofit Organizations, held at UCLA on September 30 and October 1, 2022. The symposium brought together a group of about 40…