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Update on Dakota Access Pipeline Litigation

The Dakota Access Pipeline litigation was originally brought by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in 2016, quickly joined by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, to challenge construction of the Dakota Access pipeline (“DAPL”), and specifically DAPL’s crossing of the Missouri River at…

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Modrall Sperling Receives Special Award for Pro Bono Service

Susan Miller Bisong, a shareholder at Modrall Sperling, accepted the Volunteer Attorney Program’s Special Award at this year’s Volunteer Attorney Appreciation Luncheon. The firm was honored for its ongoing commitment to providing no- and low-cost legal services to citizens across the area,…

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Molina Healthcare of New Mexico v. New Mexico Human Services Department

For news on Molina Healthcare litigation, click here.

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Religious Freedom v. The Blaine Amendment: Current Challenges to a Discriminatory Remnant of the Nineteenth Century

By R. E. Thompson – Modrall Sperling and Eric Baxter – Becket Fund for Religious Liberty View as PDF Introduction The two religious freedom provisions of the First…

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Religious Freedom

Chambers USA 2018 Legal Rankings

The 2018 rankings from Chambers USA:  America’s Leading Lawyers for Business recognize Modrall Sperling and 16 of its attorneys for excellence in ten Chambers-designated areas.  The firm received national accolades for its Native American practice with three attorneys nationally ranked in this…

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Michelle Hernandez Speaks at 2018 National Farmworker Conference

Michelle Hernandez, Shareholder with Modrall Sperling and Dolores Huerta, Vice-President Emeritus of the United Farm Workers (UFW) union. Michelle Hernandez, shareholder at Modrall Sperling, was a speaker during…

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Michelle Hernandez & Dolores Huerta

Super Lawyers Names 32 Modrall Sperling Attorneys to 2018 List; Three Named to Top 25 New Mexico Super Lawyers

Super Lawyers has announced that 32 Modrall Sperling attorneys were named to their 2018 list, three of whom being named to the listing of Top 25 New Mexico Super Lawyers. According to Super Lawyers, their competitive process evaluates candidates in 12 areas of peer…

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Michelle Hernandez Named Chair of 2019 IADC Convention

Michelle Hernandez, shareholder at Modrall Sperling, will serve as Chair of the 2019 International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC) Convention. Her husband Jon will serve as Co-Chair. Michelle…

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Tomas Garcia Named Top Lawyer Under 40 by HNBA

Tomas Garcia, an associate with Modrall Sperling, has been named to the Hispanic National Bar Association’s “Top Lawyers Under 40” list. The award celebrates the accomplishments and contributions…

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Modrall Sperling Attorneys Honored by State Bar

R. E. Thompson, honored for 50 years of service, is flanked by Chief Justice Judith Nakamura and State Bar President Wesley O. Pool. The State Bar of New…

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