Ms. Yates is a Director in the Albuquerque office. She practices in the Litigation Department, primarily with the Complex and Commercial Litigation and the Products and General Liability practice groups.
In 2016–2017, after working at the firm for one year, Ms. Yates completed a one-year judicial clerkship with the Honorable William P. Johnson in the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico.
During law school, Ms. Yates served as Manuscript Editor for the New Mexico Law Review. Upon graduation, Ms. Yates received a Dean’s Award for Significant Contribution to the Law School Community.
Ms. Yates is listed in Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch for her work in Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants and Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants.
Albuquerque Bar Association
American Bar Association
State Bar of New Mexico
University of New Mexico School of Law (J.D. 2015, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif)
Boston University (B.A. Art History, cum laude)
Justified but Negligent Reliance: Hicks v. Eller Allows Comparative Negligence as a Defense to Negligent Misrepresentation Claims, 44 N.M. L. Rev. 435 (Summer 2014)
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