Rodey Lawyers Selected as Southwest Super Lawyers
Thirty Rodey lawyers have been selected as Southwest Super Lawyers-2013 for their expertise and experience in particular areas of law. Only five percent of the total lawyers in New Mexico were selected for this honor.
Southwest Super Lawyers has designated these Rodey lawyers as Rising Stars:
The designation of Rising Star is given to only the top 2.5 percent of lawyers in New Mexico who are either 40 years old or younger or in practice for ten years or less.
Inclusion in Southwest Super Lawyers is based on a very strict, multi-step selection process, which includes, among other things, research on background and experience, as well as stringent peer review.
Rodey Lawyers Named “Leaders in Their Field”
Nineteen lawyers with the Rodey Law Firm have been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA–America’s Leading Lawyers for Business-2013. The following attorneys were designated “Leaders in their Field” by Chambers based on their experience and expertise in particular areas of law:
Chambers bases its rankings on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
Benchmark Litigation-The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys has listed Rodey Law Firm as a “Highly Recommended Litigation Firm”. The “Highly Recommended” distinction is Benchmark’s top honor. These Rodey attorneys have been named “Litigation Stars” for their expertise and experience in litigation:
Cristina Adams, Jeff Lowry and Tom Outler have been named “Future Litigation Stars”.
Benchmark Litigation identifies the leading US trial attorneys and firms at the local and national levels. Focused exclusively on the US litigation market, the publication’s rankings and editorials are the result of extensive interviews with private practice lawyers and in-house counsel.
U.S. News and World Report and The Best Lawyers in America have named Rodey one of the best law firms in New Mexico. With 43 metropolitan first-tier rankings, Rodey received more first tier-rankings than any other law firm in New Mexico.
Rodey received first tier rankings in Albuquerque in these areas:
Banking and Finance Law
Eminent Domain and Condemnation Law
Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law
Employment Law - Management
Health Care Law
Labor Law - Management
Land Use & Zoning Law
Legal Malpractice Law - Defendants
Litigation – Banking & Finance
Litigation – Eminent Domain & Condemnation
Litigation – First Amendment
Litigation – Labor & Employment
Litigation – Land Use & Zoning
Litigation - Patent
Litigation – Real Estate
Litigation - Tax
Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions - Defendants
Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants
Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants
Professional Malpractice Law - Defendants
Real Estate Law
Securities/Capital Markets Law
Trusts & Estates Law
Rodey received first tier rankings in Santa Fe in these areas:
Banking and Finance Law
Financial Services Regulation Law
Native American Law
Natural Resources Law
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Real Estate Law
Tier One Rankings are based on overall evaluations of law firms which are derived from a combination of clients’ feedback, as well as feedback from other law firms in the same practice areas.
Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named several Rodey lawyers as Best Lawyers of the Year for 2013.
Best Lawyers designates “Lawyers of the Year” in high-profile legal specialties in large legal communities. Only a single lawyer, in each specialty and in each community, is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.”
Best Lawyers compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers.
The lawyers honored as “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high ratings in Best Lawyers surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integrity.
The following Rodey lawyers have been named Best Lawyers of the Year for 2013:
Mark K. Adams - Santa Fe Mining Law - Lawyer of the Year;
Henry M. Bohnhoff - Albuquerque Litigation-Land Use & Zoning - Lawyer of the Year;
David W. Bunting - Albuquerque Litigation–Construction - Lawyer of the Year;
John P. Burton - Santa Fe Mediation - Lawyer of the Year;
Nelson Franse - Albuquerque Product Liability Litigation–Defendants - Lawyer of the Year;
Catherine T. Goldberg - Albuquerque Real Estate Law - Lawyer of the Year;
Bruce Hall - Albuquerque Bet-the-Company Litigation - Lawyer of the Year;
W. Robert Lasater, Jr. - Albuquerque Medical Malpractice Law–Defendants - Lawyer of the Year;
Richard C. Minzner - Albuquerque Administrative/Regulatory Law - Lawyer of the Year;
Donald B. Monnheimer - Albuquerque Public Finance Law - Lawyer of the Year;
Mike Morgan - Albuquerque Copyright Law - Lawyer of the Year;
W. Mark Mowery - Santa Fe Arbitration - Lawyer of the Year;
Theresa W. Parrish - Albuquerque Employment Law–Management - Lawyer of the Year;
Charles (Kip) Purcell - Albuquerque Legal Malpractice Law–Defendants - Lawyer of the Year;
John P. Salazar - Albuquerque Land Use & Zoning Law - Lawyer of the Year;
Andrew G. Schultz - Albuquerque Litigation-First Amendment - Lawyer of the Year;
Seth L. Sparks - Albuquerque Transportation Law - Lawyer of the Year;
Tracy Sprouls - Albuquerque Litigation & Controversy–Tax - Lawyer of the Year; and
Robert M. St. John - Albuquerque Litigation-Banking & Finance - Lawyer of the Year.
Thirty-seven attorneys with the Rodey Law Firm are listed in The Best Lawyers in America-2013.
Those attorneys are: Mark Adams, Leslie McCarthy Apodaca, Rick Beitler, Henry Bohnhoff, David Bunting, John (Jack) Burton, Jeffrey Croasdell, Jocelyn Drennan, Nelson Franse, Catherine Goldberg, Scott Gordon, Alan Hall, Bruce Hall, Justin Horwitz, Paul Koller, W. Robert Lasater, Jr., Dick Minzner, Donald Monnheimer, Michael Morgan, W. Mark Mowery, Julie Neerken, Sunny Nixon, Lisa Ortega, Thomas Outler, Theresa Parrish, Charles (Kip) Purcell, Edward Ricco, John Robb, John P. Salazar, Andrew Schultz, Charles Seibert, Ellen Skrak, Seth Sparks, Tracy Sprouls, Robert St. John, Jennifer Stone, and Charles Vigil.
Most Rodey attorneys are listed for their expertise in more than one area of law, and some are listed for their expertise in multiple areas of law.
For 30 years, Best Lawyers has come to be regarded by both the legal profession and the public as the definitive guide to legal excellence in the United States. The 2013 Best Lawyers in America list is based on a rigorous national survey involving more than 4 million detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.