Modrall Sperling

Corporate/Commercial Department

New Mexico
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  • The firm's Transactions Department is a one-stop-shop for integrated corporate and commercial legal services, meaning our business clients can truly collaborate with dedicated experts who bring their skills, experience, and imagination to overcoming the obstacles and advancing the objectives of corporations, professional practice groups, family businesses, and the people who own and manage them. We work with clients to select the most advantageous business entity and structure deals to meet opportunities and advance business objectives while addressing regulatory constraints. 
  • The firm has advised our clients related to changes in the "Tax Cuts and Jobs Act" and helped to structure transactions that maximize financing opportunities.
  • The firm has been involved in more than 1,100 New Mexico public financing transactions, totalling more than $22 billion dollars.
  • The firm has represented the State of New Mexico, numerous New Mexico municipalities, counties, school districts, universities, joint power entities, special districts, developers and parties engaged in transactions with Indian Tribes and Pueblos.


Muirhead, Chris P. (Head of Department)

Rogers, Marjorie A. (Head of Department)

Alsup, Daniel M.

Bearden, Ian W.

Franklin, Peter L.

Kaczmarek, Vanessa

Kahn, Karen L.

McCormick, Zachery

McKinney, Katherine E.

Melendres, Arthur D.

Ramo, Roberta

Shea, Nadine


Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority

City of Albuquerque, New Mexico

City of Rio Rancho, New Mexico

City of Roswell, New Mexico

City of Santa Fe, New Mexico

County of Santa Fe, New Mexico

Haverland Carter Lifestyle Group

New Mexico State University

University of New Mexico



Charities/Not for Profit

Commercial & Professional Services



Financial Services


Health Care

Mining & Metals

Private Clients/Individuals

Public Finance

Real Estate Finance

Trusts and Estates