Modrall Sperling Law Firm

Modrall Sperling has long been recognized for excellence in a variety of practice areas and many of our lawyers have been consistently ranked among the best and brightest by peer review, as conducted by national legal ranking organizations. While we are honored to receive these endorsements, we prefer to let our clients tell our story.

“They are very familiar with, and knowledgeable about, the industry. They see things before we do and alert us, and bring interesting perspectives that we haven’t previously considered.”
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“This firm’s integrity, values and professionalism are reflected in all aspects of Modrall’s counsel and services. Their team of highly capable attorneys not only brings their expertise but also a total commitment to the client and to every phase of their work.”
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“Their professionalism, knowledge and expertise have always been outstanding. They are more than just our legal counsel. I don’t say this lightly, but Modrall has really been a business partner. They know us very well, have intimate knowledge of our business and know our senior members personally. They understand our values and principles, and they make an effort to connect with us and really understand the issues at hand in the context of our business philosophy.”
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“Modrall Sperling provides creative, accurate advice effectively delivered with appropriate detail for reasonable fees.”
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Modrall Sperling Honored Among Best Places to Work

Modrall Sperling has been honored as one of Albuquerque Business First’s Best Places to Work for 2024. The Best Places to Work Awards recognize local employers that have gone above and beyond to create an outstanding workplace culture. The rankings are based on…

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Modrall Sperling Recognized by Chambers and Partners

Modrall Sperling has again achieved national ranking for its Native American Law practice from Chambers and Partners in their 2024 USA Guide. Additionally, four of the firm’s attorneys rank individually in Nationwide Native American Law. The 2024 edition also lists 14 of…

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Super Lawyers® Names 17 Modrall Sperling Attorneys to 2024 List; Three Named “Top 25 New Mexico Super Lawyers”

Super Lawyers® has named 17 Modrall Sperling attorneys to its list of 2024 Southwest Super Lawyers. Three were recognized as “Top 25 New Mexico Super Lawyers”: Stuart Butzier,…

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Kateri Garcia West Coaches UNM Team to Success at HNBA Moot Court Competition

A team of 2L students from the University of New Mexico School of Law, coached by Modrall Sperling attorney Kateri Garcia West, competed in the Hispanic National Bar Association’s 29th Annual Uvaldo Herrera National Moot Court Competition, held March 20-22 in Seattle,…

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Michelle Hernandez Named Zia Award Recipient by UNM Alumni Association

Modrall Sperling Shareholder Michelle Hernandez has been announced as recipient of the University of New Mexico Alumni Association Zia Award. The Alumni Association will host an awards ceremony…

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Modrall Sperling Ranked by Best Law Firms® in 2024

Modrall Sperling has been recognized in the 2024 edition of Best Law Firms®, ranked by Best Lawyers®, regionally in 40 practice areas. Firms included in the 2024 Best Law Firms® list are recognized for professional excellence with persistently impressive ratings from clients and…

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