Modrall Sperling

Litigation Department

New Mexico
Current View:

This content is provided by Modrall Sperling.


Modrall Sperling’s Litigation Department distinguishes itself from other New Mexico law firms through its numerous, major long-term clients.  Some examples of firm practice areas and clients are:

  • Products Liability​ - the practice includes a spectrum of products and clients, such as general retail goods, automotive products, industrial products and pharmaceuticals.  We also have expertise in products cases involving food.
  • Insurance Law - Long term representation of Allstate and Mountain States Mutual Casualty Co.  Many other carriers seek our advice on coverage and other insurance issues.  
  • Railroad Law - expertise includes litigated crossing and FELA matters for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company and National Railroad Passenger Corp (Amtrak).  
  • Education Law - Albuquerque Public Schools has been a major client of the firm for decades.  We also represent Albuquerque Academy among others.  
  • Complex Litigation - the firm is well-equipped to handle complex matters including class actions and mass torts.  Clients on whose behalf we have litigated such cases include numerous insurance companies, Janssen Pharmaceutical/Johnson & Johnson and Walgreen Co.  


Anderson, Jennifer G.

Brown, Martha G.

Burke, Sonya R.

Butzier, Stuart R.

Cooney, John R

Cooper Ramo, Roberta

DeBrine, Earl E.

Edelman, Spencer L.

Fields, Tim L.

Fish, Paul M.

Garcia, Tomas J.

Gonzales, Marco E.

Harrison, Jeremy K.

Hernandez, Michelle A.

Holmen, Luke W.

Hough, Lance D.

Indahl, Anna E.

Kern Lardy, Mia

Kiehne, Emil J.

Martinez, Elizabeth A.

McCormick, Zachary L.

Melendres, Arthur D.

Miller Bisong, Susan

Muirhead, Megan T.

Nichols, Brian K.

Nieman, Nathan T.

Noya, Jennifer A.

Pierce, Kevin D.

Roach Martin, Tiffany L.

Roberts IV, Bayard

Russell, Nicole T.

Slade, Lynn H.

Stern III, Walter E.

Stevenson, Sarah M.

Thompson, R. E.

Unklesbay, Laura M.

Vadnais, Douglas R.

Walker, Alex C.

Winston, Moses B.


Albuquerque Public Schools

Allstate Insurance

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway Company

Fisher Sand & Gravel Co.

Janssen Pharmaceutical/Johnson & Johnson

Mountain States Mutual Casualty Co.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc.


Walgreen Co.


Automobiles & Parts


Business in Indian Country

Commercial & Professional Services

Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing

Educational Services and Institutions

Financial Services

Health Care/ Senior Care Facilities



Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Private Clients/Individuals


Ranching and Agriculture